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I was diagnosed with Fibro back in January after 5 months of pretty much just not feeling well. It all started with random muscle twitches which threw me into full blown anxiety which lead to a achiness, stiffness, etc. I was tested for Lupus and all types of other things through blood work, then referred to a Rheumetologist who confirmed it was Fibro. He didn't really do the tender point test, but I'm pretty sure I have them, especially in my upper back because that's where I have the most problems. Anyway, once I was diagnosed I felt myself start to feel better especially as my anxiety decreased. Then in August I had a sinus infection that would not go away, and I have not felt right since then. The twitching is back, my neck, shoulders, back, arms, and hands ache every single day. I feel so stiff sometimes and that just leads to more achiness. I've had a few days where I feel a lump in my throat, and randomly get muscle type feeling pains in my throat/neck area. Anytime I have a new symptom, my anxiety comes back. I start to question the whole diagnosis which I think makes me just feel worse. Anyway, I'm just wondering does anyone else go through this? I'm tired of worrying I have something else wrong with me. I want to accept the diagnosis and cope with it without being scared every time something new happens. My rheum said Fibro patients tend to need a lot of reassurance and I could come in anytime I feel that way, but I don't want to make that a habit. Any suggestions on how to move on from this and not feel so discouraged/anxious??
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