I WAS DIAGONISED ABOUT YEAR AGO BECAUSE OF ALL THE KNOTS IN MY BODY. EVERYTHING ELSE.WAS RULED OUT. I AM 67 YEARS YOUNG. MY PAIN IS MAINLY IN OLD INJURY IN MY SHOULDER AND LEFT ARM. I AM IN A LOT OF PAIN THERE RIGHT NOW FROM I GUESS THE BAD WEATHER CHANGE TO VERY COLD. I HAVE HAD TO TAKE EXTRA PAIN MEDS WHICH I DON'T LIKE TO DO. I READ ABOUT THE SCALE MEATIONED EARLIER AND I AM PRETTY MUCH AT THE 40- 50 % LEVEL. I AM HAPPILY MARRIED FOR 48 YEARS WE HAVE 2 GROWN CHILDREN A SON AND DAUGHTER. WE HAVE 2 GRANDSON AND A GRANDDAUGHTER. I HAVE A FAMILY PIC ON MY SPARKPAGE. I AM THE ONE WITH MY MOUTH OPEN AND HAIR IN MY. EYES. IT WAS TAKEN CHRISTMAS DAY. DOES ANY OF YOU HAVE THE FIBER KNOTS? HOW DO YOU MANAGE THEM? THANKS FOR ALL YOUR YOUR INFO. GOD BLESS YOU AND YOURS KAY
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Welcome to our group, Amanda. Just remember, although your doctor said you need to be more active, you must limit your activities. The only way to control fibromyalgia is pacing - whether you use a pedometer, a timer or other device. www.cfidsselfhelp.org/library/2-find -y our-limits
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Hi, my name is Amanda and I am a 33 year old wife and mother. I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia 2 weeks ago. I was told by my doctor that becoming active and losing weight were two keys to controlling pain. So, here I am trying to find a way to enjoy life again and become more physically functional. I have to start a new medication that can cause weight gain; that is a bit intimidating, but as the doctor said, I do control what goes into my mouth. I hope that with the support of this group I can adapt to this part of my life. I really want success in order to be the most active and joyful person I can be.
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