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12/30/13 4:09 P

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It sounds like you need a new schedule! LOL

Regular meals are a must, for any one, for good health. Look for portable options, things you can carry in a bag or pocket.

The thing about food and fibromyalgia? It's different for everyone, but certain basics do apply:

Stay away from processed and artificially preserved foods whenever possible. Chemicals not found in nature are probably going to cause you problems. . I think if I were in your situation, I would try a variety of veggies and fruits, salads with beans for protein, a handful of nuts (unless of course there is an allergy involved)

For me, the biggest offender is artificial sweeteners... and any kind of soda? A nightmare in a can!

You are in a good position to eliminate things that bother you. Experiment. Try going without something for two weeks then re-introduce it and see what happens. Make use of the tracker here-- use the notes at the bottom to make notes of pain levels and times when it peaks, and look for patterns. Then you can figure out what you need to avoid... and what works!

It's a very individual thing...

good luck!
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"The real secret of success is enthusiasm..." thanks, Walter P. Chrysler. I believe it. That's what I want in my life--to give my imagination a chance, to live with energy and enthusiasm!
P.S. I looked up enthusiasm, and it says the root words mean God within... interesting...!

Ralph Waldo Emerson said 'Life belongs to the energetic.' But you don't have to be frenetic and hyper--some energy is quiet and steady, like a heartbeat... and that works too! LOL

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12/30/13 2:32 P

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Hi everyone!
This might sound crazy but I've read so many posts on the internet on what not to eat, Things that make FMS worse, or flare up. I'm wondering if you can tell me what DO you eat? Because the problem I have is that I don't eat. All day. And surprise, surprise, I have no energy and I feel terrible! Then I grab the nearest quickest thing available, which is usually not very healthy... I take medication that kills my appetite so I don't feel hungry and I'm sure my body is in starvation mode because I'm not losing any weight. Please help!

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