Hello, I have read many of the messages posted and what a wonderful sight this is. I am 31, married, with three children. I have been in a great battle with all of this since March of 2000 when I was injured at work. I was given a case manager that chose to send me from Doctor to Doctor and given many cortisone injections. I was never given a chance to heal from a strain injury to my low back. The injections were not given correctly and caused more damage to me then I originally had. I have seen about 26 Doctors' now and thank goodness my work comp case has been settled. I am truly thankful for a wonderful and caring family Doctor who after so many things with the case manager found out what was going on and took total control of my care. She is a very strong willed Doctor and believes me. That is probably the only thing that has kept me strong and able to keep fighting for the last two years. I am able to call her any time and every time she says I am with you through this for as long as you need me to be. I owe so much to her. We have figured for a while I have FMS/CFS and go to the Rheumo the end of the month for the actual diagnosis. Need it from him for it to be considered for SSDisability I suffer many of the same things you all do. Fatigue, pain throughout my entire body now that this DD has taken over me. I suffer from anxiety and depression, and with one of the epideral injections am now dealing with urge incontinence. I am a totally different person then I was before this all happened. I am now faced with GYN problems. I had emergency surgery to remove cysts in and out of my left ovary and fibrosis was so bad on the outside of the uterus it had my intestines connected to my uterus. The Doctor said of all her years of operating she had never seen anything like it before. I spent one and a half hours in surgery. I am now on antibiotics and return again on the 21st due to the uterine swelling still being here and she does not feel it is an infection but wants to try it before sending me through another surgery for a hysterectomy. I truly believe I am having these problems due to the cortisone injections. Could just be me and the negative feelings I have towards the injections. I feel very useless I guess you could say since all of this happened. I used to work as a full time waitress and keep my entire home in order. Profectionist they called me at Mayo's pain clinic I went through two summers ago. I began working a couple of weeks ago at our credit union and can't handle it. It has to be the easiest job I have ever did but it is still too much. I don't know what to do and medical bills are mounting up so badly it has me really depressed. I have been fighting for SSDisability for quite sometime. I lost my hearing with the judge due to so many Doctors and the untruth that they have written in my medical records. Although their own Doctors' who looked at my chart stated that I have not been diagnosed correctly and they find me disabled. The Judge dismissed their opinions on that. I am going through the process with the appeals counsel now. I have had Doctors' that I was close to write a revision of their dictation and all of my family and friends wrote letters for me too. I pray every night that it goes through. Hopefully God won't get tired of the prayers coming from me daily. I have a question if someone knows anything about the work at home jobs that are out there. Does anyone know of any that are legitiment could you please let me know. I need to do something to help support my family in some way. I will probably wait a year they say for the appeals counsel to review my case and I can not wait that long. I go without meds now due to our finances being so tight. It tends to depress me even more to know now that I have tried again to work and to know that I can't. I am sorry for this being so long I just wanted to tell you some about myself and to let everyone know how happy I am to have found this sight. Your input is greatly appreciated.