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    Costochondritis Flare Up

    I experienced a flare up of costochondritis symptoms after several hours of work that didn’t involve any breaks in between the tasks.

    I first cooked tea and chicken curry for my family, and then studied for nearly two hours. At the end, I had an autistic lockdown.

    I took medication to treat it, but because of the lockdown, I took it slightly later than usual and my symptoms persisted for longer.

    My pain was an 8/10.

    I realised that on days when I cook, I generally need to take medication as I experience flare ups, more frequently.

    My flare up involved ear pain, which was rare and highly uncommon.

    #Fibromyalgia #Costochondritis

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    Me during every fibromyalgia flare up through Fall/Winter….! :-/ :-)

    <p>Me during every <a href="https://themighty.com/topic/fibromyalgia/?label=fibromyalgia" class="tm-embed-link  tm-autolink health-map" data-id="5b23ce7f00553f33fe992ab1" data-name="fibromyalgia" title="fibromyalgia" target="_blank">fibromyalgia</a> flare up through Fall/Winter….! :-/ :-)</p>
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    Inspirational quote and thoughts about my journey with chronic pain/illness so far…

    <p>Inspirational quote and thoughts about my journey with chronic pain/illness so far…</p>
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    Inspirational quote for today. Healing hugs to all!

    <p>Inspirational quote for today. Healing hugs to all!</p>
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    Decisions, Decisions.

    It's been awhile since I've posted on the Mighty. Still waiting for true dx on my spine. Have had more tests then I care to post. Angry at Drs. changing their minds every month while I get worse. Walking is difficult (meaning I have a 2 hrs window) can't bend over, or lift things. Can't feel my parts of my legs or feet. The pain is much worse. Dr who did injection test slipped and said I had a bulging disk on L4/5 and the surgeon told him spinal fusion?
    News to me. So today, should I clean my house, or work on my painting project (of my cat that passed in 2019). I'm going to try to do both in that order but sometimes I just can't. I live alone so I need to do it all. Finances are low need to save for boarding cats if I have surgery. I'm so numb ' 2yrs. of this back and forth" I'm hoping for a dx in August from Neurosurgeon.
    #ADHD
    #Anxiety
    #baastrupt SYNDROME
    # BULDGING DISKS
    #Cataracts
    #Costochondritis
    #Chondromalacia PATELLA L
    #Fibromyalgia
    # GERD
    # HIVES ANGIOEDEMA IDOPATHIC #HIATIAL HERNIA
    #Osteoporosis
    # OSTEOPENIA
    # PERPHIAL NEUROPATHY
    #PLURISY W/D
    # REYNARDS SYNDROME
    # SHINGLES
    #spinal STENOSIS
    #unstable LUMBAR SPINE

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    Advice for Returning to Work?

    I've been off of work since August 2020 with a combo of #Fibromyalgia #ChronicEpsteinBarrVirus #Costochondritis #EctopicHeartBeats and #ChronicFatigue and after 10 months of sleeping, graded exercise therapy and brain training, I've finally been given the go-ahead to try a phased return to work.

    I'm terrified and excited in equal measure!

    Does anyone have any tips for returning to work? I have a desk job and will stay working from home for a while, but my brain isn't nearly as functional as it was before this flare and I'm still struggling with fatigue.

    I'm hoping that returning to work will form part of my recovery, rather than setting me back, but I am concerned that I'm going to get worse again before I get better, as I did with the graded exercise.

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    Afraid

    <p>Afraid</p>
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    My weekend plan! :-))

    <p>My weekend plan! :-))</p>
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