I've actually been through a regular laundry list of drugs--with an equally long list of bad side effects. I have basically vetoed trying any more--I've had it with feeling like a guinea pig for every new thing that comes along, and spending time in the ER for my trouble!
I take ONE medication that is for the fibro, and that's a low dose of Vicodin with the proviso that I can take a larger dose when a flare-up occurs. I don't take enough to kill the pain, just what I need to so that I can function. I use meditation, ice, heat... and lots of exercise but in little bits and pieces... to keep the pain at bay. It doesn't always work, but it's the best thing I've found so far, and at least it doesn't make me sicker!
We all have to decide for ourselves what we can handle... good luck!
"The real secret of success is enthusiasm..." Walter P. Chrysler said it, I believe it. That's what I want in my life--to give my imagination a chance, to live with energy and enthusiasm!
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
Life comes in specific increments, which we receive as a gift of one moment at a time. That's why it's called t
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