Looking back to childhood, regular visits to gp, 'growing pains','migraine?'IBS,alopecia,'highly strung' etc etc. These days some things would have raised red flags. Sets up for progression through adulthood. Anytime life's stresses and strains, more serious events, to mental health. Still no light. Auto immune? At last! A gp who cares enough, understands, well informed, open to new ideas-trained acupuncture. Medical advances. Now here we are. We understand so much more about the processes that brings so much pain, fatigue and a whole list of other conditions. I can't help wondering, what was the point of no return? Child in distress. Rescued in time? We live in a different age, supposedly an age of enlightment. But this is just my story. Perhaps many people can relate,or at least look back to a moment in time when things started to go wrong. I know someone who is plagued by FM, following 2 road accidents within a year. I am sorry, episodes of depression which are tough to fight. What iffs are often a waste of time and energy. Maybe I am more aware, and at one time it did seem to help. I still can't control the after affects. That's frustrating.
This website is an amazing phenomena, with so many people struggling and in pain, but still so supportive and of course understanding of each other. This post started on a theme that feels like it took on a path of its own, and I feel a degree of relief. That's what its about, thank you and I wish you all the best you can be. Well done guys. Tulip xx