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General questions for people with Fibromyalgia and diabetic neuropathy

Currently, I have acute chronic pain on my lower back and hips. Has anyone tried any of the Osaki chairs? I have Fibromyalgia and have concerns with anything touching my muscles and skin as it may trigger widespread pain...Please advice,

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#distraught , #emotionalbreak #MentalHealth #ChildLoss #DiabeticNeuropathy #DiabetesType2 #SevereAllergies #PTSD #BipolarDepression #Fibromyalgia

I woke up this morning to use the restroom and learned that I could not stand on my left foot with my body weight. The most excruciating pain. I called my foot orthopedic that's been caring for me the past 6 years to learn that they're NO LONGER IN NETWORK. GA Medicaid System is A JOKE 😃.

They would rather me die than to treat me. I've been quite emotional the past few hours and am now reaching out for support.

You would think that my partner cared but she's yet to check on me. I'm so frustrated that I give my all to everyone even when I am feeling badly 😢. I wish that the turn around was close but there's A BLANK SPACE/CRICKETS WHEN I'M IN NEED.

All my special needs requires real attention 😌. I am so freaking tired of being blown off for care just because I have Georgia State Medicaid.

I'm feeling lost today 😕 😞.

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I'm new here!

Hi, my name is Slinkyman. I'm here because my wife and I are dealing with a lot physically and mentally and I am looking for support/information/community.
#MightyTogether #Anxiety #Depression #COPD #DiabeticNeuropathy #CKD #Fibromyalgia #Arthritis #BreastCancer

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Have had high sugar for decades , can’t stop eating junk food

Numbness on the bottom of my left foot is diabetic neuropathy ?

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Can Borderline Personality Disorder cause diabetes?

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is associated with many negative physical health outcomes, including increased risk for serious chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and arthritis. BPD is also linked with obesity, a condition that is strongly related to many of the same physical health problems. #ADHD #Autism #IrritableBowelSyndromeIBS #DiabeticNeuropathy #MentalHealth #Anxiety #PTSD #BipolarDisorder #Depression

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Pain hidden and truths saved inside can fester inside and the stress can be overwhelming, so if you are hurting find someone to talk to about it...

... a friend, family member, therapist, support group, a virtual friend you've never met …here on The Mighty or elsewhere on social media, even just journaling it out can help! Inside can be a lonely place…I know! I suffer from a few illnesses and challenges (physical and mental) that are invisible…I sometimes feel “If they only knew…” but more and more I talk about it…migraines, neuropathy, HIV & aging in so many ways, PTSD, being a recovering addict, being Bipolar ..these are some of the things about me you can’t see just looking at me…but it doesn’t make them any less real! I just have to own them and know I’m no worse off or better than anyone else suffering their invisible challenges!

I have found this group to be an amazing place to support others … l share what I’ve been through, how I’ve suffered, what I’ve learned and the tools that I have found that help me on my path…and I have learned the hardest part…to ask for support myself! The responses to both parts can be so invigorating and feeling appreciated on one end, and getting help and feeling supported the other way!

Please take my hand and let me walk on the path of our challenging health problems together - I'll always listen… And I feel so blessed to know you've got my back too! It doesn't have to be a lonely path!


#MentalHealth #Depression #Anxiety #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #Disability #PTSD #BipolarDisorder #Bipolar1Disorder #Bipolar2Disorder #BipolarDepression #COVID19 #Migraine #ChronicVestibularMigraine #DiabeticNeuropathy #Addiction #AddictionRecovery #HIVAIDS #Selflove #Selfcare #IfYouFeelHopeless #Hope #RareDisease #TheMighty #MightyTogether #MightyMinute #CheckInWithMe

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Life’s a roller coaster, but if you hang on the trip is really worth it. The more you go on the ride, the closer you get to letting go w/ both hands!

Cheer each other on, lift each other up, and push each other to keep giving our bests! When you reach out to support others the strength you gain can help with depression and/or anxiety you yourself feel. Lend a hand when you think you need one the most. We all have something to offer, we all have been on different journeys, but may have more things in common than you think. What you have gained from holding on in your journey may help someone else when they need it the most and potentially put your situation in different perspective!


We lost my Dad 18 months ago and my Mom is very down, depressed, feeling weak and looking frail and very lonely in the big house they shared together for over 45 years. I want to help and feel a need to make her feel better … sometimes I know what to say and can be there for her, even when I am struggling…but it is important for me to also realize what I’m going through myself is valid and real, and it is ok to focus on my self care, step back and trust that others will be there for her.

In working with my life coach she reminded me how so much of the emotional energy I am spending on supporting her (and a best friend who is also deeply struggling with his addiction) could be spent on taking care of myself…then I can reach out and be that loving supportive person I want to be again. She reminded me of the old story that you are on a plane, it’s about to crash and the masks fall down. For me I then would immediately want to put the mask on my loved one next to be but in reality I can only truly be helpful if I put the mask on myself first! So I have a lot to offer my mom and others but right now I have to make my own self care the priority. There’s a balance between reaching out to support others or knowing when self care has to come first.

Yes, my Mom is really hurting and my first instinct is to rush to her aid, to be there 100% no matter how much time and energy it takes. But I am really struggling myself right now and the most important thing for me is to focus on my own self care! Today was my fifth day in a row with a migraine. They can be brutal, debilitating, not just the pounding headaches, but the incredible sensitivity to light and sound and the vertigo/dizzyness…and I feel weak & fatigued and can even feel worse the day AFTER a migraine; and I have been up at night with other health problems; have tweaked my back; and my Neuropathy has my feet and legs burning as always. These layers of physical health problems have created a window for my depression and emotional weakness to come in. I have to admit that it’s hard to not feel sorry for myself. Yet I have been calling and texting my Mom and my friend and expending time and energy I really don’t have to offer. This is my nature, as usual I have put others needs in front of my own☹️

I ask that if you feel comfortable can you please send me prayers or good energy while I negotiate this time. Today I’m the one needing the support…it is a time I am humbly trying to step back and ask for help…

#Depression #Anxiety #MentalHealth #ChronicPain #ChronicIllness #Disability #BackPain #DiabeticNeuropathy #COVID19 #Migraine #Headache #BipolarDisorder #BipolarDepression #PTSD #Addiction #AddictionRecovery #RareDisease #TheMighty #MightyMinute #MightyTogether #MentalHealthHero #Grief #LossOfAParent