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Pressure and Stress/work

Dec 14, 2014 5:31 PM

Even though I am a pretty mobile person with daily pain and annoyances... The thought of HAVING to do something tomorrow, (ie- going to work as a therapist) stresses me out. I can feel me getting more tensed and pained just knowing I have to,work tomorrow and not knowing what tomorrow will bring fibromyalgia wise. Does anyone else have this problem after a few days off? It's like I am stressed now that I may flare!

Dec 14, 2014 5:57 PM

Yes, I hate Sunday afternoons/evenings too just dreading the start of the work week which requires a lot of mental stamina/energy plus the energy to commute via foot & metro. Maybe we need new professions!!

Dec 14, 2014 6:16 PM

Yes, I feel the anxiety too. I drive to work and driving makes my symptoms worse. Besides that, traveling the road where I got hit twice a day is no fun. There is another way to work using the interstate, but it scares me even more. Pretty sad for a 44 year old to be afraid of traffic. Used to not be that way.

Dec 14, 2014 6:33 PM

I also deal with much of my pain being work-related. It wasn't always this way, but my Dr. & PT have really lowered my pain this last year. I teach, so am on my feet a lot, plus a lot of fast walking down long hallways to get to class or a duty. My pain is now usually much lower on weekends, especially Sundays, since I've been able to rest and not aggravate the nerves. I, too, have the dreaded back-to-work blues on Sunday afternoons! 😝

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