You have experienced pain and fatigue as ever, he does not know what’s going on, but it hurts and is tired. It can hold a job, you can do it through the day, but you know that something is wrong … it’s something that starts the investigation.
They are in a lot of pain, sometimes taking an anti-inflammatory drug or another. They do not give much relief and accept the fact that this is something that will take some time. It feels a lot of pain and has exhausted almost every day, but most of all, to continue and to hold a job, you can still go to events, spend time with friends and family, and have a good time here and there.
You’re always in pain that’s always tired, you wonder if you’ll still be able to get back to normal. Consider – you are not able to work because they have had more energy than you get from work and all you can do is rest. You must reject invitations, have no energy left over and have to return to rest tomorrow. At this stage, you start to feel more alone and more and more people start to think you are moaning. This stage can take a long time – years.
You are in pain all the time, the good days are few. They call work sick to know what else is the case. You’re in bed most of the day. If you have a good day you enjoy it, and as much as possible to do all the things that have left in the last few weeks to stuff in the day to know that tomorrow, pay. His outbreaks of several days. At this time friends without plans, they already know their apologies and almost certainly will not be able to reach the hotel. Your family begins to think that fibromyalgia is used as an excuse not to do things for 1-3 steps to do much of what is done now. They think they use their illness as an excuse, they feel alone, isolated, anxious, emotional, Sad. This level can last for years.
What is your job, already dismissed or left, you have questions about permanent disability and how long it takes to get it. They have heard horror stories about people who have rejected and been doing the process for years. You meet problems about the rounds. Maybe you have someone to guide you around. They spend much of the day in bed, but the odds of one day occasionally increases. They are pain, a lot of pain, cry a lot, it feels like a prisoner in his own body. Well explained to his friends, who always feels good to be invited, even if you do not go. It was found that the only people who can relate in a similar situation.
Step 6 (the last phase)
You may or may not be waiting for the disability pension. You can not hold a job. Fibromyalgia now is her way of life, most of her friends live with themselves – fibromyalgia, everything you do, spent his precious energy, simple daily tasks in the early stages granted, toileting, hair washing, shower, dress, shoes tie, take all you can give. He is irritated by the hair or clothing that touches your skin, you will not have the energy or desire to “face” before leaving, no energy to keep a clean house. With all the medications you are trying or they are the side effects and constant pain.
You are a human being and still enjoy certain things, such as television. They try to keep abreast of new developments related to fibromyalgia, in the hope that they will find a cure closer. Most of his old friends are not there anymore, what they have to do. You need a lot of peace. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed at this point because things pile up around them: bills, sheets, dishes. In fact, every day a little, pushing so you do not feel like you lost your day in his bed, he feels guilty that does not pull their own weight in the house. Your children, spouse or family member to do things more than ever before. They try to do it in a nice way, but it still feels like a burden, can not remember anything, You can not remember names or dates and lost the train of thought in the middle of the sentence. It is also known about fibromyalgia at this time