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Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
FM:10y Dx


Female, 68 years
Shelbyville, IN

Primary condition
Fibromyalgia and 2 more
First symptom
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About tigger1948

I have suffered from degenerative joint disease for most of my adult life, so it was very difficult to obtain a diagnosis of fibromyalgia. But the occurence of additional symptoms provided the map my dr needed to diagnosis me. I had to retire early on permanent diability due to the djd and fibro. My pain and inability to focus/concentrate interferred too greatly with my job. I am able now to rest when I need to and take life at a pace that is acceptable for me. I have a very loving husband, 2 daughters, 1 son-in-law and 3 precious grandchildren who love me and are very supportive.

I am truly blessed by God to have a life filled with so much love.  I have good days when I am able to do some sewing or scrapbooking or playing with the grandchildren.  On the bad days I know that I have to take it easy.  I have also learned to listen to my body and not push myself beyond my limits.  I am a perfectionist and have always been an overachiever so it is very difficult for me to slow down.  But with my family and God I am learning to live a joyful life in spite of fibro!Innocent


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Member since: Jul 24, 2009
Last Login Jul 21, 2013