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Feel so alone and useless

Apr 20, 2017 7:58 PM

I always stay home and hide away hate going out now can't walk far like I use to do my legs hurt feel like I don't want to exist sometimes I have epilepsy, servere depression, brain damage ,fibromyalgia so you can see why I hate my life I'm thankful for my kids and husband but I feel like I've ruined there life's I've only one friend but I don't like people who are cruel to me

Apr 20, 2017 8:07 PM

We all go through times like this. The best thing to do is enjoy whatever you are able to do and try not to focus on the bad parts of the day. You are blessed with a family that loves you and I think are grateful for whatever you CAN do.

Apr 20, 2017 8:08 PM

My mum says I'm a good mum even though I can't do much husband says I'm a good wife but sometimes I think I'm not

Apr 20, 2017 8:13 PM

You sound like me 😊 hang in there. We are all here if you need to talk. PM me if you need to.

Apr 20, 2017 8:20 PM

I'm a high school student and somehow I still juggle everything. It makes me feel like maybe I'm milking it or it's all in my head but as soon as I get to a place where I can stop I don't go again for awhile. Honestly during summer break my hygiene takes a nose dive. I had to have a knot cut out of my hair a couple years ago. I'm the oldest of 6 and my mom has fibromyalgia and bipolar so I often feel I'm not doing my part.

Apr 20, 2017 8:24 PM

Do you have fibromyalgia as well as your mum it's headhetry in my family so my daughter will get it sometime in her life look after yourself if you ever want to talk I'm here

Apr 20, 2017 8:25 PM

I think I probably do have it. All the symptoms line up but I'm in the middle of a diagnosis.

Apr 20, 2017 8:26 PM

How old are you if you don't mind me asking

Apr 20, 2017 8:27 PM

I'm 47 and a mum of 4 and married

Apr 20, 2017 8:32 PM

I'm only 17 but I've had symptoms since around 10. My mom never really worried about it until now.

Apr 20, 2017 8:34 PM

It sounds like people get fibromyalgia very young that makes me think my Shannon could get this at any point

Apr 20, 2017 8:35 PM

I don't think it's hereditary in the way that she will definitely get it. I think it only makes it more likely because none of my siblings have it.

Apr 20, 2017 8:47 PM

My mommy and I would joke about we had to keep going because once we stopped that was it...but it may be a part of the disease...?
Although not being able to breathe plays a big part too..
Don't take this the wrong way...I can't imagine letting my hygine go..when I was in hospital and hooked up to machines and couldn't even go to bathroom, my mom figured out how to wash my hair for me... which wasn't an easy task since my hair was down to my waist...but sometimes soaking in warm water helps the body (having asthma you have to be careful not to give yourself an attack)
What do you do for yourself? Or to help your mum?

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