I know when you're kids are sick but when they are having problems because of you because you are putting to much pressure on them because you are sick and there are too many problems at home that makes me get even more sick of my depression and my bipolar disorder
Moni, I'm so sorry you are going through so much right now. I can relate with your pain, I can't take any NSAIDs because I'm in stage 3b renal failure. This knocks out most pain meds. Opioids don't do anything for my pain. Have you tried ice or heat? I sprained my knee yesterday and then when I was using my crutches to walk I sprained my shoulder.
For sleeping I now take Remeron. I can sleep through most (not all) pain. I didn't sleep much last night. Good luck finding something to help you out.
Oh Moni I wish there was something that could help you 😢
With your kids have you been in touch with their schools? Ask the schools if they have a counsellor that they could see? It's helped my 2 a lot especially as we've had a lot of problems over the past few years with an abusive ex husband who even after we split caused us soo many problems and the police wouldn't/couldn't do anything even with a restraining order in place that we had to go into the women's refuge because of him. We all lost our friends when we moved and that was hard, I still haven't made any friends in my new area. Thro all that I became ill and developed trigeminal neuralgia among other things which I think has also brought on fibro and CFS (altho my GP doesn't want to dx it!).
When we got to our final refuge and I knew we were going to stay in this area I pushed for my kids to see a counsellor for my teenage boy and play therapists for my daughter who is now 10. TherapistS as they only do 6-8 sessions and she needed more than that. Then when she was dx with type 1 diabetes last August I made sure she got extra help, after everything we've been thro then the diabetes on top and it's a life threatening condition which she was struggling with, so she now sees the Pediatric Diabetic Psychologist. She was seeing the psychologist once a week up till Christmas, now she's seeing her once a month....the psychologist is wonderful and has helped my daughter build a tool box to help her cope with what we've been thro and with the diabetic dx. I'm also seeing a primary care mental health nurse who is helping me soo much....CBT therapy didn't help me and seemed to trigger my PTSD. We all seem to be calmer now and because I'm not shouting at the kids soo much they seem to be arguing less and more calm in themselves.
If you and your kids are struggling I highly recommend that you try to get you all to see therapists or psychologists either as a family (that wouldn't of worked with my son as he was 13 at the time and was (still is) a very private person and wouldn't talk in a family session) or separately. I feel it would really help you all as a family to be more grounded and more mindful of each other....you have nothing to lose in trying it plus they can give you all tools j
With your pain have you tried soaking in a hot bath with 1-2 cups of Epsom bath salts? if you struggle getting in and out of the bath like I do what about soaking your feet in a foot spa or a large bowl with a cup of Epsom bath salts. There's also magnesium sprays that you can spray direct on to the area of pain and the massage it in. I also take a magnesium supplement, a B vitamin complex supplement, a vitamin and mineral supplement, evening primrose oil supplement and an iron supplement (I normally can't take iron supplements as they're too harsh for my system but I've found a suspension that is light called Blue Iron) all of these have helped me a little with my fatigue, I'm not getting as many or as extreme muscle twitches and I don't seem to get as irritable....when I do get irritable my 10yr daughter actually now asks me if I've taken my evening primrose oil and 7/10 times she's right!!!! Lol Does heat help calm your pain? Would a heat pad or an electric blanket help ease some of your pain?
You can only try and if it doesn't help then you can stop but if it does even a little bit the it's all good!