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Still trying to quit vaping

I went 24 hours without vaping. I'm a recovering alcoholic and addict like I said many times over. My sponsor told me that I need to take baby steps. I've already told so many people that I'm going to quit for good this time and I guess it's not the best time for me. I know that it affects my depression and anxiety though right now I don't have a lot of stuff to occupy my time and I need to work on that. I'm not going to beat myself up over it. I know that time is coming though like I said I need to find more things to do so that it will be easier. I don't feel like a failure because it'll just need to be a goal that I will have to work on with baby steps like my sponsor said. #Addiction #MentalHealth #Depression #ADD #EssentialTremor #Alcoholism

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#Myoclonic jerks and #Essential tremor after minimal physical exertion

Hey all

My Myoclonic jerks started around 12-13, of course I just called them twitches until I know what Myoclonic jerks are

I'm currently 28 and the Myoclonic jerks are progressively becoming more frequent with some being a little more intense than others. I cannot do really any task without a jerk happening. I can have like 4-10 in the space of a minute

The essential tremor is relatively new, only the past 5 years but has significantly got worse. If I am standing for more than 5 minutes or maybe Its a hot day and I am attempting chores, my entire body will be shaking

I had an MRI a few years back with nothing showing apparently but I don't have a Neurology appointment until April 2024 and because I'm undiagnosed I never know where to turn

I have various other health issues too including craniosynostosis and a cervical spine issue also undiagnosed

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Introduction

Hi, I am cgolias120. I have #Epilepsy , #Autism Spectrum Disorder Level 1, #IrritableBowelSyndromeIBS -C, and #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease I juggle every day. I also have #EssentialTremor . I survived COVID-19 as well. I am looking for support and to share my stories. Many of my problems are nervous system issues, but they also affect my digestion.

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Hi, I'm new here. I'm here because I have been diagnosed with gastroparesis, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Essential Tremor, meralgia paresthetica, and migraine/cluster headaches. #Gastroparesis #TrigeminalNeuralgiaType2 #EssentialTremor #MeralgiaParesthetica #Migraine

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I’m new here!

🇬🇧Hello, my name is Adele. 🙋🏼‍♀️I am here because I regularly post on social media sharing what it’s like living with multiple rare and complex chronic illnesses to raise awareness and to support others. I pride myself on my positivity whilst being honest about the challenges that living with multiple health conditions comes with. I’m not “so positive” because I’m exceptionally brave or anything like that. It is my own personal coping mechanism that I’ve adopted since childhood because most of my conditions are congenital. I’m also here because I am keen to learn and appreciate different writing styles in topics of interest and adopt my own so I can achieve my bucket list and write a self help book for other parents who face similar daily obstacles because of their health. I am excited and honoured to be part of this community.

#MightyTogether #Fibromyalgia #PTSD #RheumatoidArthritis #Anxiety #ChronicIllness #HeartDisease #congenitalheartdefect/Disease #EssentialTremor #Depression #Migraine #Grief

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Concussion, Migraines, major Balance issues, Parkinson’s, tremors, Neuropathy, shoulder/neck pain, back pain, brain fog, poor memory, and no appetite.

(PART ONE) Please send me prayers, good vibes, healing energy and keep me in your thoughts. It would really be appreciated. It is very hard for me to ask for help…but bedrudgundly I have been parking in handicap parking spaces and recently began using a walker. To be honest I’ve had to! I had four falls at the end of December and I am constantly catching myself from falling over and having to regain my balance and re-direct myself. It is very challenging in my apartment where I have no support and very often find myself leaning against walls and always being very conscious to make slow turns part by part like a clock, and get up from a sitting position very carefully the special way I was taught.

Just this past February I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s with Essential Tremors and balance problems, and had to stop a med I took before bed for over 10 years that may have been causing it and then without it I didn’t get a good night’s sleep for over a month and woke up 3-4 times every night.

Two and a half months ago I had a bad fall at my mom’s, scared her half to death and injured my neck and shoulder. I had just started PT for that when I had another big fall … hard, and my head snapped back as I hit the ground. Later that week I was diagnosed with a concussion and I have seen 5 doctors and had about 10 appointments so far since then and been to a concussion clinic. Then I saw another Neurologist and he confirmed what another said…that my symptoms from my concussion likely will last up to 6 months!!! Thankfully it’s already been 6 weeks but there is 4.5 months ahead. But he was optimistic about the progression I’ve had and said I am on the Path to Recovery! But it sure is a rocky path!

Other symptoms I have had are really bad brain fog and memory issues which have left me having to stop and take a long break to find the right words or even remember where I am in a conversation, and having to look up the spelling or meaning of simple words. These two things are very scary and embarrassing…(please continue to Part Two below)

#MentalHealth #Depression #Anxiety #ChronicPain #ChronicIllness #Disability #Selflove #Selfcare #Concussion #balance #ParkinsonsDisease #EssentialTremor #PTSD #COVID19 #Migraine #MigraineBrainFog #Memory #HIVAIDS #longtermsurvivor #BipolarDisorder #Bipolar2Disorder #Bipolar1Disorder #BipolarDepression #ADHD #TheMighty #MightyMinute #MightyMoment #MightyTogether #DistractMe #IfYouFeelHopeless #Hope #relief #Love #PeripheralNeuropathy

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I DID IT.

After 45 years of fibromyalgia, disc disease (leading to 4 spinal fusions), Arthritic changes requiring 12 major surgeries, I have given up Hydrocodone/Vicodin for good.
I knew that I was addicted when I couldn’t imagine my life without it. My family confronted me about the lack of clarity in my speech. I had absolutely no motivation for anything.
I feel everything coming back to life! My daughter calls me to “chit chat” again! I had no idea she had been avoiding those calls. My own home is taking shape and getting organized.
I now treat my pain locally with heat or ice and Tylenol. I’m going to be just fine without narcotics. Has anyone else gone through this awakening?? #Fibromyalgia #Epilepsy #EssentialTremor #PTSD #Anxiety #ChronicDepression #hashimotos #AutoimmuneDisease

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I'm new here!

Hi, my name is Cheral. Writer. Artist. Nature Lover. I'm here because I am always looking for relevant engaging community and information about

#MightyTogether #AtaxiasAndCerebellarOrSpinocerebellarDegeneration #EssentialTremor

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