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Board: Brain & Head Injury 03-08-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 910
Posted By thefarm
Post Concussive Syndrome 7 yrs & counting?

I'll try to make this short. I wrecked a quad about 7 yrs ago. I was wearing a helmet luckily because I remember my head bouncing off the ground. I was knocked out about 5 mins. My now husband was on...
Board: Neuropathy 08-02-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,699
Posted By thefarm
Extreme all over uncomfortable pain

I've had perephial neuropathy for about 4 yrs but never actually treated for it, only fibromyalgia.
I get this all over severe uncomfortable feeling. I toss & move all over trying to get...
Board: Neuropathy 08-02-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,427
Posted By thefarm
Re: Help, Can't live with these painful symptoms anymore...

Have you looked into Chronic Lyme?
The tests for Lyme are not accurate. I have had problems since I was 7, much worst at 18 & severe at 30. All of my problems point to Chronic Lyme.
Please read...
Board: Fibromyalgia 04-10-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By thefarm
Re: New here - LOTS OF PAIN!

I know, it's tough...
I have nueropathy also. Back injury in 05. Degenerative disk, arthritis, scoliosis. I've managed but did something recently & messed it up. Not taking much to send that...
Board: Lyme Disease 03-04-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By thefarm
Re: Severe Chronic Neck Pain, Headaches Vomiting ect

Thank You Tess & Jodie :)

About 5 yrs ago, I figured I'd had so many issues for so many years... that it could be worst & shouldn't feel sorry for myself. Then it did.. Seems so hopeless...
I'm...
Board: Lyme Disease 02-27-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By thefarm
Severe Chronic Neck Pain, Headaches Vomiting ect

I'm going to try to make this short. Id I describe my history & all my issues it'll become a book...
My issues go back about 26 yrs, became worst 15 yrs ago. Then I got much worst & can't do...
Board: Fibromyalgia 01-23-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By thefarm
Re: I'm back... Probs cont to get worst

Thanks Blue! :) I had the blood test for Sjogrens a year or two ago that was negative... I am doing some research right now on types of arthritis. I haven't done any searching in a long time but I...
Board: Neuropathy 01-23-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By thefarm
Re: Peripheral Nueropathy Severe pain?

Thank You for your message :)
I understand. I know my issues are complex. I think that's why doctors can't seem to understand what's going on...
I'm supposed to go back to my primary & have him...
Board: Fibromyalgia 01-11-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By thefarm
I'm back... Problems continue to get worse.

Hi everyone! I haven't visited in so long! My problems have continued to get worst. Pain is all over, never goes away. I spend most my time resting. Neck pain so bad I have to rest my head all the...
Board: Neuropathy 01-11-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By thefarm
Peripheral Nueropathy Severe pain?

I've had problems for so long but will keep this simple...

I had problems as a child growing up, unexplained headaches, nausea, fatigue. But it came & went.
I had the breath knocked out of me 3...
Board: Brain & Head Injury 01-11-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 645
Posted By thefarm
Previous Head & neck injuries going back 27 yrs?

I had problems as a child growing up, unexplained headaches, nausea, fatigue. But it came & went.
I had the breath nicked out of me 3 times as a child. One of the times I had bad upper back,...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 01-11-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By thefarm
Years & still seeking answers

I had problems as a child growing up, unexplained headaches, nausea, fatigue. But it came & went. 15 yrs ago I was doing great! Healthy & very active. Then Derealization & Fatigue hit har, triggered...
Board: Lyme Disease 09-02-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By thefarm
Re: Have medical insurance, how to get help?

Thank You Tess :)
I've called around to see what the visit would cost & don't have the $ for it yet. Our local naturepath was cheaper so I went to see him. I hoped he could order a cheaper test &...
Board: Lyme Disease 08-31-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By thefarm
Have medical insurance, how to get help?

I have insurance. I have a list of a few LLMDs to choose from.
However, it's $300-$400 for the visit. Igenex quoted me $1400 to get the tests I need done. I can't afford this. Yet in the mean time I...
Board: Brain & Nervous System Disorders 07-18-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,660
Posted By thefarm
Re: Having constant drunk feeling for last year

Not so much allert for me as my mind works over time... I'll go to sleep & my mind keeps running. Thinking about everything. I don't try to go to sleep until I know I can. I watch tv, play phone...
Board: Lyme Disease 07-14-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By thefarm
Re: Hair loss caused my Lyme?

Yes!
If I have Lyme, it goes back 25 yrs (I was about 8). Worst about 14 yrs ago & the last 3 have been a nightmare. I'm still trying to figure out how to get help. Wasted allot recently seeing a...
Board: Lyme Disease 06-27-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By thefarm
How to get insurance to cover Lyme Test?

I need to get the Lyme tests but going to the local naturalpath it can be upto over $1000 to get them all done. Is there a way to get insurance to cover the tests?
I've seen the local naturalpath 2x...
Board: Lyme Disease 06-22-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By thefarm
Re: Adrenal Fatigue?

Funny you guys mention steroids...
I'm on all natural stuff for the adrenals & been in Armour Thyroid for Low Thyrood many years.
My husbands friend has complained if body pain for alittle while. I...
Board: Lyme Disease 06-21-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By thefarm
Re: Adrenal Fatigue?

Thank You :)
I know this is a strange question but is it worth it to try to help the adrenals or is it a waste of $? I'm guessing that it would have to be a constant battle to treat adrenals if...
Board: Lyme Disease 06-20-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By thefarm
Adrenal Fatigue?

I've had probs for a long time. Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, Migraines, PRSD due to Derealization... I have been wanting to Lyme testing for a long time. Went to a local Naturepath...
Board: Brain & Nervous System Disorders 04-27-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,660
Posted By thefarm
Re: Having constant drunk feeling for last year

Another thing to think about...
I have been extremelly sick the last few years.Then headaches since I was a teen. Turned out its migraines. That & my fibro play on eachother & I don't do much...
Board: Fibromyalgia 04-16-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By thefarm
Re: OT: my daughter wants to move in with my ex husband, néed advice

Thanx Cat :)
Part if me hopes that if she goes & gets it out of her system she'll relize it's not so great & come home. But I worry about him playing games to get her to stay... She is allot like...
Board: Lyme Disease 04-15-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By thefarm
LLMD in Portland Oreon area?

I have found info for LLMD in Seattle but Portland would be closer for me. Can anyone recommend a LLMD in the Portland Oregon area? One in Vancouver Washington would be even closer... I'll go to...
Board: Fibromyalgia 04-11-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By thefarm
Re: Chronic Migrains with Fibro & my update

Thank You :)
Migraines were coming on more & more & getting worst but thankfully only sick once since starting Propranolol... I found that I was in a very low dose & she recently raised it for me...
Board: Fibromyalgia 04-10-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By thefarm
Re: OT: my daughter wants to move in with my ex husband, néed advice

Thank You :) I can't afford a lawyer though & after $19,000 the last time, it's scary...
Trying to settle it out of court but they keep throwing punches... I'm trying not to argue with them but they...
Board: Fibromyalgia 04-09-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By thefarm
OT: my daughter wants to move in with my ex husband, néed advice

I know this is OT but need someone to talk to & advice...

My ex & I separated in 2003. He made life miserable, had to put a restraining order against him so then he decided to try to get our 2...
Board: Fibromyalgia 04-04-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,311
Posted By thefarm
Re: Could I have Fibromyalgia. Extremely anxious

I had probs for 11 yrs before Fibro set in. Symptoms came & went. Tried different diets, lost of tests, ect.
I finally found a dr that took me serious, the 2nd visit. The first visit with her I went...
Board: Health Insurance SSDI Issues 04-04-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By thefarm
SSDI Hearing coming up!

After around 2 or 3 yrs of trying to get SSDI I'm in the 3rd phase & have a hearing at the end of the month. I'm going through a company that has did the paperwork & everything for me. When I go to...
Board: Fibromyalgia 04-04-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By thefarm
Chronic Migrains with Fibro & my update

Hey everyone!
I'm sorry I haven't been on in a awhile. Just trying to manage life.
As some I you may remember, symptoms have just gotten worst over time. It got to the point where I was vomiting...
Board: Lyme Disease 02-25-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By thefarm
Re: Lyme & SSDI

Thank You Jodie :)

I look healthy. Actually I was 130 when I got pregnant last time. After he was born I couldn't quite recoupe. I still pushed myself, just was harder. But I gained about 30...
Board: Lyme Disease 02-23-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By thefarm
Lyme & SSDI

I filed for SSDI 2 or 3 yrs ago, can't remember. I've been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, PTSD because I have Derealization & I have a severe degenerative disk.
Anyhow, I have a...
Board: Fibromyalgia 02-17-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By thefarm
Re: Can't take much more!

I've been on a migrain med that made me gain a few pounds :( Thats so frustraiting...
Lyrica, Cymbolta & Nuerontin all may fatigue worst for me, as I its not bad enough already... It would be so bad...
Board: Fibromyalgia 02-17-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By thefarm
Re: Can't take much more!

Sometimes it can feel like they aren't helping but you notice when you go off them, even wiening off...
Good Luck this week... Hopefully they will tell you it's not cancer & you won't have to think...
Board: Lyme Disease 02-07-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By thefarm
Re: LLMD in Seattle

I just wanted to mention the movie "Under Our Skin" incase you or your family haven't watched it. I think everyone should... ;)
Board: Fibromyalgia 02-06-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By thefarm
Re: Still learning..

Most people & Drs recommend exercise, diet, ect. With exercise just do 3-5 mins & slowely work your way up.
Over the last 3 yrs nothing is helping me & just getting worst. Lost story short, I'm...
Board: Fibromyalgia 02-06-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By thefarm
Re: Can't take much more!

Hello,
I know how you feel :) I have the severe neck pain that goes into the shoulders, back of head & upper back. Pain is everywhere but that's the worst. I take 100mg of Tramadol 2X daily. Also...
Board: Lyme Disease 01-30-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By thefarm
UTI Discomfort & Lyme?

I haven't been diagnosed with Lyme but with problems going back 24 yrs & the last few pretty bad, I'm pretty sure I have it...
Every once in awhile I get urinary track burning like a UTI. Happens...
Board: Lyme Disease 01-29-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,419
Posted By thefarm
Re: Migraines, Severe Pain, Fatigue, Ect. Treatment

Thank You Jodie,
Thanks great you have more support now :) Unfortunetly no one understand unless they go through it... But atleast it helps!

I got my husband to watch "Under Our Skin" this...
Board: Lyme Disease 01-25-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,419
Posted By thefarm
Migraines, Severe Pain, Fatigue, Ect. Treatment

In 1988 I was sick for a week, 104 temp. I was 8 & don't remember much. Slept mostly, couldn't walk, was carried. By the time I went to the hospital I was doing better.

I had headaches & stomach...
Board: Fibromyalgia 12-19-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By thefarm
Re: Just Diagnosed, Looking for People Who Understand

Welcome! You came to the right place! :)
Luckily you have finally been diagnosed so you can get the treatment you need. You'll learn how to control it in time.
Please be careful with cymbolta. I...
Board: Fibromyalgia 12-19-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,265
Posted By thefarm
Re: Fibromyalgia, pain meds, & how to talk to my doctor

Welcome! :)
I haven't read what others said so I'm probably repeating... Just can't seem to focus enough, pain so bad anymore I'm not on her much these days...
Anyhow... It won't seem like Lyrica...
Board: Fibromyalgia 12-09-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,013
Posted By thefarm
Re: Dr not helping anymore, something else is wrong & really need help

Thank You :)
I'll keep pushing them... Just wish drs would take me more serious. Feels like I'll be on my death bed before they ever do that... Was pretty tough for a month there, been doing better...
Board: Fibromyalgia 12-08-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,013
Posted By thefarm
Re: Dr not helping anymore, something else is wrong & really need help

Thank You :)
I thought she was but just got tired of me I guess. But tired of going to drs & getting no where... I really want to be checked for Chiari Malformation. Found a Nuerosurgen that...
Board: Fibromyalgia 12-07-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,013
Posted By thefarm
Dr not helping anymore, something else is wrong & really need help

Hey everyone,
Many of you know my issues but haven't been on lately...
I've been going to my primary allot lately because something else is going on. At first she really seemed to want to help me....
Board: Headaches & Migraines 12-05-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By thefarm
Re: Dr thinks its migraines but I'm not so sure

My kids are 13, 10, 9 & 3. I'm lucky that 3 are old enough to do chores & help out. Before the youngest I always had faith that we'd figure out what was going on & fix it... Back then I was able to...
Board: Headaches & Migraines 12-03-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By thefarm
Re: Dr thinks its migraines but I'm not so sure

Thank You so much for all your help & info!
I read some more on Chiari & want to look into it... My primary I think is tired of dealing with me. I'm hoping I can get a referal to a neurosurgeon......
Board: Headaches & Migraines 12-02-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By thefarm
Re: Dr thinks its migraines but I'm not so sure

Thank You :)
I have read about it before but since the Nuerologist I seen didn't say anything about it after looking at the MRI I figured I must not have it... Do you know if they miss it sometimes?...
Board: Headaches & Migraines 12-02-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By thefarm
Dr thinks its migraines but I'm not so sure

Hi everyone, first time on this board.
I'll try to make this as short as possible.

In 99 I was 19 & I got pregnant & Fatigue hit hard. Derealization about a month later.
I then spent the next...
Board: Fibromyalgia 12-01-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By thefarm
Migraines?

Hey everyone,
Haven't been on much. Pain & fatigue has been so bad... Then my headaches & vomiting is worst this time of year also.

I've been to my dr 3x in the last 4 weeks. Had a GI & Abdominal...
Board: Cancer: Brain 11-29-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,947
Posted By thefarm
Re: Headaches, pressure, derealization, nausea, vomiting, muscle & joint pain, fatigu

I couldnt imagine being told that at 16! That had to of been tough!
I have insurance through my husband work... Naturalpaths don't take insurance & the Lyme tests they run are expensive... The ones...
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