Hi I,m new here and i have fibro and more

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by purplepooh, Aug 30, 2006.

  1. purplepooh

    purplepooh New Member

    I 39 years old, I have been with the same person for 6 years. We have 5 kids, 1 Girl and 4 boys. We Also have 4 cats, 4 turtle.
    I was told I have fibromyalgia in feb. 2004. I also have depression, anxiety, sleep disorder, von willebrand's disease, carpal tunnel syndrome, migraines, mild disc bulges in neck, 5- ovarian cyst s/p surgerys, nerve damage, raynaud's disease, plautar fosuites, temporomandibular disorder,IBS.
    I don't know how to relax and take it easy. I get some help from my family. But you know you really can't tell them everthing, because they will worry. And they all will get on my nerves.
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  2. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    nice people here who can share their experiences w/ you.
  3. Empower

    Empower New Member

    Welcome to the board!

    Sorry you are having so many problems.

    Have you found any meds that have helped you?

    It must be difficult with a big family like that
  4. MamaDove

    MamaDove New Member

    Love your name!!!

    Sorry you have so many issues but you have come to the right place...Many wonderful and truly caring people here and oodles of info...


    Just looked at your profile and saw you are in the Bronx...I know people on Vincent Avenue and Kearney Avenue, also know the owners of WIld Palms nightclub on Bronxdale...ANywhere near you??? I love that picture too, you look so darn comfy...Lemme know where you found so much grass in the Bronx...tehe

    Peaceful days ahead~Alicia
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  5. tata1580

    tata1580 New Member

    Hi...you will find much support and information and hopefully a few laughs here..

    I hope you find something that will help you along your way.

    Glad you are here..

    I am going now to look up von willebrand's..
  6. purplepooh

    purplepooh New Member


    The grass was a park in brooklyn. LOL
    I took alot of meds. that today. :(
    That is my son hes 4years old.

    No i'm in the story avenue and noble avenue;

    Thank; Melissa

  7. purplepooh

    purplepooh New Member


    My kids are 1 girl 20, oldest boy is 19, boy two is 18, boy three is 11, the baby is 4.

    No luck yet on the meds.

    Thank you;

  8. purplepooh

    purplepooh New Member

    Thank you;

    I hope to find what i need here.
    Like people that know what i'm going though.
    And I hope to make some friends.

  9. babygirl44

    babygirl44 New Member

    You will find wonderful people here and lots and lots of info and support welcome aboard.
  10. CockatooMom

    CockatooMom New Member

    Nice to meet you!

    You sound like you have your hands full!
    I hope you find the board and website helpful.

    Best wishes,
  11. purplepooh

    purplepooh New Member

    Thank you i well check it out. :)

  12. JewelRA

    JewelRA New Member

    I'm a SAHM too, but I only have 2 kids and they wear me out! LOL. I have alot of the same disorders you do as well.

    Welcome to the board. It is a great place to be! :)
  13. saladdodger

    saladdodger New Member

    that's a lot of problems, i think i'd go mental and eat a cat and some pie if i had your problems.
  14. iggyangel

    iggyangel New Member

    Just wanted to say welcome and hello.
    I have FM, CFS,IBS.DDD. RLS, etc...
    alot of garbage.
    I want to give you hope and support..
    can you recall what or/and when your symptoms started and were you tested for viruses and/or stealth pathogens.
    I thought my life was just going to go downhill and I would just have to deal w/it..
    but I have had relief w/certain supplements
    and certain medications,
    and anti-virals have made an extraordinary difference.
    I was bedbound a couple of years ago.
    my illness was actually set off from breast implants...
    I am now in RN school full time,
    and studying 6-7 hours a nite after school.
    I know if I can be doing this there is hope.
    I know I may fall and burn but Ill get back up and do it again, cuz I hate this DD.
    please let me know these questions.
    I feel for you.
    when I was taking care of my girl a few years ago, she would go to school and cry and tell her teacher that her mommy is dying..
    I thought and felt like i was.
    it sounds like you need to first get relief for your symptoms, do you have a good doc in your area willing to help, if not ask us!!!
    God bless,
  15. purplepooh

    purplepooh New Member


    i start to feel funny about 6 years ago.
    i was tested for everything in the book, but came in clean.
    i still feel like i'm going downhill and i have yet to hit the ground.
    i have alot of doctors and they all hear me. they try to help me with everything so far.

    Thank you so very much!

  16. marsupialmama

    marsupialmama New Member

    welcome to the board. I'm a newbie here too.

    I'm mom to 3 who are capable of running off in four different dirctions at once. LOL.

    You are soooo blessed to have doctors who listen. Those are rare in my life. When I had gall stones after my son was born the doctor thought I was making it up. But I ain't no actress...

    Currently I have arthritis, plantar faciitis (sp?), overall fatigue and pain and a bunch of gynae stuff. And something or other in the TMJ too. I am trying naturopathy and the ND wondered if I have fibromyalgia. I need to find a sympathtic medico to confirm or otherwise.

    I just found a family doc who seems like she might be helpful but then she went on mat leave! So I am waiting for her to come back, I guess I could go an speak to the locum but I want some continuity.

    Relaxing is hard for me too... maybe we can share any tips we find :)

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