Fibromyalgia Discussions

Dr Gary Been a little rough on yourself lately? How about some kindness? “You knew that would happen!” “Can’t you do anything right?” Or how about: “Idiot!” Who’s saying all those mean things to you?
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity April 5, 2015 at 8:52 am Likes 1
Jaxwoman Has anyone used their insurance for a hot tub? I was wondering if anyone has been able to get a hot tub on their insurance for their Fibromyalgia/arthritis/osteoporosis/etc....?
By Jaxwoman Latest Activity March 26, 2015 at 2:43 pm Replies 1
MJette Does anyone else suffer from muscle spasms and how do you treat the pain? Every day, almost without fail, I have at least one muscle spasm in my legs/feet or lower arms/hands. Sometimes…
By MJette Latest Activity June 28, 2015 at 11:52 am Replies 24 Likes 3
Dr Gary Ever feel a little envious? What do you do about it? The grass is always greener on the other side, right? Well at least that’s what they say, whoever “they” are.
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity March 8, 2015 at 8:25 pm Likes 1
Lana Things People Do Not Understand About Fibromyalgia First hand experience teaches us a lot and without it, we lack full understanding. For example, people do not understand…
By Lana Latest Activity May 21, 2015 at 1:42 pm Replies 4 Likes 6
Dr Gary Everybody’s a little (or a lot) anxious. What do you do about yours? Living with a chronic condition gives you all kinds of reasons to feel anxious. Do I need to go through…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity March 22, 2015 at 12:41 pm Replies 2 Likes 2
Dr Gary Work stress, life stress, can throw your self-care way off track. How do you avoid… Stress at work… stress at home… and ignoring your self-care routine. Does this cycle sound familiar? It seems that we…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity January 22, 2015 at 3:21 pm Likes 2
Dr Gary You and your doctor. Does being assertive ever come across as being combative? Recently, one of my clients had a bad experience at her doctor’s office. She waited well over an hour. She…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity January 9, 2015 at 1:07 pm Likes 1
Dr Gary Keeping your activity level up. How do you do it? Need help? Your doctor tells you. Your friends and family tell you. You tell yourself. Stay active! And as we begin the new…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity May 20, 2015 at 4:01 pm Replies 1 Likes 1
Dr Gary Drinking and the holidays. Any experiences or advice to share? The holidays are here! And one of those questions that comes up at get-togethers with family and friends: How about…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity December 17, 2014 at 10:57 am Likes 1
Monkeys mommy body pain I am new here and was diagnosed with fibromyalgia about 4 months ago. But I have been living with severe…
By Monkeys mommy Latest Activity March 11, 2015 at 3:13 pm Replies 7 Likes 4
Dr Gary The holidays are here. What are you saying YES to? The holidays are upon us. And that means lots of articles and blogs about how to “survive” this time of…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity December 3, 2014 at 10:14 pm Likes 2
Dr Gary What do you do about negative people? Here's a positive approach. Got some negative people in your life? At home? At work? Or some days, just about everywhere you turn? It…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity March 4, 2015 at 8:22 pm Replies 6 Likes 1
PsyLynn Fibromyalgia and other health issues and foods what and how can one substitute foods needed for fibro relief when they have other health issues that will not…
By PsyLynn Latest Activity November 22, 2014 at 10:36 am Likes 1
Dr Gary Everybody’s got an opinion -- how do you evaluate advice? Here’s what I think you should do… How often have you heard that one? Usually from a family member or…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity November 22, 2014 at 11:44 am Likes 1