I have pain usually in at least 2-3 different places every day. I think I'm in the middle of a flare right now. (I was just diagnosed with FMS, so still learning about all of it.) My back has been particularly sensitive lately though. I went to get a massage 2 weeks ago, which normally feel great & really relax me; this time, she couldn't get my muscles to relax, and it was painful at times. I have one of those vibrating, heated body length mats that you put in a chair or on a couch & lay on...you can decide which area to use the vibrate on. I tried using it last night on my shoulders & upper back, and couldn't even handle that. Hubby doesn't even bother trying to rub my back these days, because he can't do it without hurting me. I'm also having pain in both hips & my butt. It almost feels bruised. Normal?? I take Advil, but it doesn't seem to help. How long do most flares last??
Posts You May Be Interested In
I have been here before, a long long time ago and now I am back.Forgive me for not just saying what I want to say,even under a triple dose of antidepressants it is still raw and seeping and I am hesitant at revealing it as at least under the bandages around my heart I don,t have to look at how raw and wounded.My child was cleaved from my heart by his own actions. my child of ten,turning eleven...
I gave my 2 week notice last Friday 13th. Now to join you fine people in a life of leisure and nothing else to do but to look out for myself....is it just me or does that sound pretty boring? My goal was to live to retire and I guess having to take early retirement because of health reasons wasn't exactly the way I had planned things. I just can't stay in that building that is reeking mildew...