• 3 months ago

    Just venting

    Hello,
    I self-diagnose with Fibro after my Dr. didn't find "anything wrong" with me and wrote "Stress" in my file, telling it doesn't matter to write a diagnosis, it's all about the same (classy...)
    I see a psychiatrist, he's brilliant, I see him since the burnout I had in 2001. He manages the mental issues that come in the Fibro package, and tries to help with the pain as well.

    But my main issue at the moment is that I feel very lonely. People around here (I live in Switzerland) are very narrow-minded and don't even believe Fibro is a thing.
    My Mum was my rock, she always supported me, but she passed away 3 yrs ago.
    My best friend has just been diagnosed with ALS, and truly, I don't want to burden her with my problems... she's having it way worst than me...
    And what hurts the most is that my husband (who is very Swiss) gets almost angry during my flare-ups. He acts with contempt, doesn't offer any help, and pretty much disappears from my life until I do better. He doesn't say it openly, but he acts like my problems offend him.
    Sorry for the long downer... today I'd love to talk to someone who understand what I'm going through, and this forum is the closest I have.
    Thanks and have a nice day :-)

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  • 2 months ago

    RE: Just venting

    Please don’t feel alone. And have experience a lot of the same behavior from my husband and my family and my friends. I have to say I start to judge myself many days. That’s why I’m reaching out today. I’m tired of feeling lonely just because no one understands. Blessings