I am so mad, I think I got an instant migrain. I am so fed up with docters and schools and everybody in my life that has anything to do with school, of hospitals! I've just gotta vent... Today I finally got in touch with the patients rep at my hospital. I need to change my daughters rhuematologist. I was not happy with the treatment I was getting. So the chief of the rhuemys calls me back. I won't go totally into detail, but I will give you the main things he said that got me fired up. Now, in the beginning of the conversation, I told him I had fm too, and had had for about6 yrs. I told him I didn't think she was listening to me or my daughter and My daughter wasn't getting the help she needed. He told me that a pill isn't a cure for problems from fm. He told me she wouldn't be getting narcotics. She has to go to school. I need to communicate more with the docs. I need to take her to her primary more. Ok, I told him that I knew a pill wasn't a cure, thats why she has changed her diet, why she goes to physical therapy, why she sees a pain shrink. I also told him my daughter has a pain diary, where she rights problems, thoughts and questions down to take with her to her appointments. And I wasn't looking for narcotics, but relief, so that she could function in school, instead of having migrains all the time. I have seen her primary, he sent me back to her rhuemy, I discussed meds with her shrink, he sent me back to her rhuemy. I have been talking til I'm blue in the face, and going in circles. I went to her school to see what they could do to make it easier. Then her school admin calls, and says she has missed 52 days of school, and she needs to be doing homebound schooling, but homebound people say no homebound until docs say she needs homebound. Meanwhile my daughter is failing out of school. I have to provide more proof that she is indeed sick, The proof I've already provided is not good enough of course. I have to sign a contract saying shes got to come to school and can't leave unless the school says so. She tried to call for some meds today, but they wouldn't let her in the office, so I could bring her some medication. And my husband who hasn't been the one going to appointments, and calling docs, and talking to docs and the school, says I should just let it go, and not think about it. I'm so pissed of, I'm surprised my head hasn't exploded. So far, I've cried, yelled, and just fussed and fussed. I can feel my fm flaring up from the stress. I know that its something I have to go through, but I just want to know why so many docters are ass holes!?!