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Nov 24, 2015 11:08 PM

I've had my full days. Trying to break through this lyrica get through the holidays. So now I'm laying here legs and lower back almost frozen with pain. I've taken all I have even my sleep pill but yet up..so......

Nov 24, 2015 11:12 PM

New fibro, I'm sorry u r in such pain honey. I wish there was something I could do.

Nov 24, 2015 11:13 PM

Being unable to sleep is the worst. Especially with pain. Ugh. Maybe you could try counting backwards from 100 and time it with your breaths? That's what I do, I generally go through around 500 or so before I fall asleep if I don't give up halfway through.

Nov 24, 2015 11:14 PM

Lann..thank you just being here is a help why r u up? I hope your not in pain.

Nov 24, 2015 11:15 PM

Wadejen.. Ur right I have the calm app

Nov 24, 2015 11:20 PM

No not in too much pain. I'm usually up until 1 or 2 and I sleep late. Actually had a really nice day. Xmas is my fav holiday, even tho my kids r grown I still enjoy hunting for stuff I know they want and those bonus gifts they didn't ask for but I know they will love. When I finally get grand babies I'm gonna just loose my mind with shopping ecstasy!

Nov 24, 2015 11:21 PM

That's great.. I love the holidays too

Nov 24, 2015 11:23 PM

Do you do the Black Friday thing?

Nov 24, 2015 11:25 PM

Oh nooooooo..can't lol. I did o e year but went late morning and did get some good deals but I know right now I can't ..do you?

Nov 24, 2015 11:29 PM

Sorry ur up and in pain! It doesn't sound like I'm in near as much pain as you but I understand and I hate it! I wish I could fall asleep but I'm very anxious, I can't seem to stay still while laying in bed and my wrist is really hurting. I took Melatonin, though it never works. Don't want to take my sleeping meds because it's too late and I have an appointment early in the morning. Ugh.

Nov 24, 2015 11:40 PM

I'm sorry u can't do it if it's something you would enjoy. I wouldn't even attempt if my daughter wasn't with me. We started doing the Black Friday thing many years ago and she looks forward to it every year. We make a plan ( the military doesn't have anything on planning a strategic strike on us!LOL) and we hit it. We tag team very well. I don't hold up to power shopping very well anymore but I do it for my daughter. She always says it's not the kill, it's the thrill of the hunt!

Nov 24, 2015 11:45 PM

I have recently found some relief with an electric blanket.

Nov 24, 2015 11:54 PM

I'm gonna curl up and try to get warm, I let myself get chilled and the pain is on the rise. Newfibrogirl I hope sleep comes soon. Sending you gentle hugs

Nov 25, 2015 12:42 AM

I hope your body lets you sleep. I'm struggling too.

Nov 25, 2015 12:57 AM

Yup, I'm Still up after not being able to fall asleep last night either. I used some melatonin and got a 20 minute nap (Rapture!!!!). I hate this since I didn't sleep last night either. Sending Supportive {{{{Hugs}}}} and prayers that you all get some rest. 💕🙏🏻🌻😊

Nov 25, 2015 1:03 AM

I would do just about anything for 20 mins of sleep at this point. :/

Nov 25, 2015 7:50 AM

Hey everyone thanks for hanging out with me last night. Sorry I faded to black on you . I finally got to sleep bout 12 or so. And up and at'em finishing up dinner and having to endure my mother saying how tired she was and how she does everything after making an egg for me this morning..ugh.. Lol oh well. It's just part ofy day hearing how my I put her through even though me moving here and leaving my job and my life was her idea. But oh..we'll.ha

Hey.. It's Thanksgiving Eve y'all. No pitty party from me..I'm gonna be good and be happy even if I'm bleeding inside.. Are you guys ready for the cheat day ever....oh I'm so ready. I'm picking out my eatti g panys right now..lol in fact I might jsy where my oversized dress. Lol no wastband. Lol

Nov 25, 2015 8:34 AM

I'm glad you got some sleep! I couldn't fall asleep until around 5 then woke up before 7 :/ I'm waiting on my Dr right now. I'm. So. Tired.

Nov 25, 2015 8:44 AM

I'm sorry wnatsanswers... I know how it feels. Praying g u get sleep today

Nov 25, 2015 10:37 AM

I'm glad you got some sleep Newfibrogirl!! I was up until 5:30am and then woke up at 6:25 to hit the ladies room and have been up since. Being sick, I feel like I'm going to drop!! I had to run errands with my Mom yesterday and then check in on my 99 year old Godfather because his daughter was working and then cleaning, etc.. Gotta push through right?? Anyway, I'm still tired today but gotta hit the stores and help Mom and Dad get ready for tomorrow. I'll sleep eventually..LOL!!! {{Hugs}} 💕🙏🏻🌻

Nov 25, 2015 5:55 PM

Alwayz..I so know your pain. I'm.still cooking for tomorrow and dad had a Dr appointment today but mom took him. Had to help my sister run some errands and then back home to cook more.. Funny but yet not. I had a dish of Mac n cheese for tomorrow and before I knew it the family had tunred it into lunch for today. Sooooo I had to make another batch of Mac n cheese tomorrow and threaten there life's if it was touched. We r almost ready for the bird. I just finished the injection base for the turkey. I'm taking g a break now my arm is swollen and in some extra pain. But it will all be worth it when I see the happy full faces tomorrow.. Lol..I hope.

Nov 26, 2015 4:30 AM

OMG, apparently doing a little was doing way too much for the past two days! Thought doing a few things over a couple days would be smarter than alot on one day. Turns out my body had a different rule book! I'm curled in a ball wishing to die or just fall off the planet...My wonderful shoulder ( had two rotator cuff repair's with most tendons torn repaired TWICE in two years -same arm) is pounding in pain! I have taken everything and then some. I just want to go to sleep so I can cook this stupid bird. Sometimes our bodies just pick the worst times to assert their own ideas. Hope you all are having a better night. Just needed to vent, since I could not just scream. Urghhhhhhh.

Nov 26, 2015 5:35 AM

I am sorry you are in so much pain. I remember when my rotator cuff first tore and how much pain I was in. I have yet to get it fixed. But I remember the pain and it was very painful. I don't know if it is worse after you first get it repaired but it sounds like you are not having much success with a repair. I am sorry you are not getting the sleep you need. Sometimes that can make us angry on top of it. I know it does me. I would be up in pain and I would just get so agitated which would make it so much harder for me to sleep. I am not saying that this is you. Have you tried doing some biofeedback. If you don't know how to do that. I will check back after awhile and tell you how.

Nov 26, 2015 6:52 AM

Sleep had not been my friend lately. This is just making me really angry and my internal dialog is pretty bad right now. Glad to hear from you, you my friend should be sleeping too. I am going to lay here and very softly listen to my ipod and hope that shuts my over active brain down. I have 14,000 songs, podcasts and guided imagery-something should help. I would just get up and start the things I have to do today but everything is too noise for the sleepers in the house. Not sure anyone would want to wake up to food processor sounds. Profiler you are a great friend to many of us on this forum hope you have a good day! A few of your previous posts had me concerened.

Nov 26, 2015 7:09 AM

I am sorry about that. I don't mean to concern anyone. In fact I don't like to trouble anyone at all. I must have been really sad or tired to put a lot of my feelings out there. I try to focus on others. That is what makes me happy. I like to be there for others. It gives me purpose. I hate to think I have impacted someone negatively. I am sorry. I should journal but I am not really good at keeping up with one. I downloaded an app for it though. I hope you get some sleep. Have a great day today. I hope you get that pain under control.

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