I've found either SEVERE fatigue or really bad pain

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by sunflowergirl, Aug 3, 2012.

  1. sunflowergirl

    sunflowergirl Well-Known Member

    but not at the same time. For me the fatigue seems to come on after the pain leaves and then it's in relation to the amount of pain I had. Bad pain equals really bad fatigue.

    Does this sound familiar to others?

    I'm coming out of 5 days of a terrible flare so I know what's coming and have to prepare to do nothing.
  2. sunflowergirl

    sunflowergirl Well-Known Member

    I try to release by deep breathing but.....

    Normally I just ache but when I get a triple whammy from stessful events as I did this past week, then I can almost count on aching everywhere. This time even the tops of my hands hurt along with everything else. I've had to resort to taking tramadol by 7 a.m. along with ibuprofen to cut the pain. I've also been upping the magnesium, and soaking twice a day.

    This morning the pain is about a 3 but the fatigue has set in something awful.

    Sometimes I just want to run away but there's no place to go.