hi i will start with: my name is jason i am a 19 year old from australia and have has these symptoms since i was 17 i started having dull lower back pain in 2013 i went to a bone specialist had scans went to my gp had blood tests to rule out cancer arthritis and many other problems but nothing showed up. a year later pain got worst and half way through 2014 my pain was in my lower back,feet, toes,elbows,hands,fingers,neck to my head, shoulders,wrists,the muscle along my arm,knees. i also had real mild fatigue and me and my nan had concern i had fibromyalgia because her friend shared the symptoms but people disagreed because it was more a woman illness and older peoples illness so i gave up on that diagnosis so i thought what is it then so about 8 months later i went to a rheumatologist and the first visit he said i had it so i was relieved!! also i developed clinical depression which is another story my gp told me i will improve that i can get over it well 5 months later the pain went away to the point i couldn't feel it i could only feel dull pain in my lower back like when i first got fibromyalgia so i thought yay its gone which sadly i was wrong 2 months ago it didn't come on slowly like it first did, it just hit me real hard that fatigue i had that was real mild turned to chronic fatigue my eyes were heavy, sore and i felt really drained and weak not long after the pain just got chronic again fast and i started getting upper back pain that iv never had and I'm waking up everyday feel stiff,aches as if I'm about to brake everything in my body sleep just makes it worse i wake up with sore stinging eyes as if i haven't slept after a 8 hour sleep i just want to scream!!... is this fibromyalgia? i never thought it was a progressive illness?, are these symptoms of cancer or other illnesses?.... iv heard you don't get crippled like arthritis does to you but i feel like I'm going to be crippled can i cripple you ? . its scaring me !! my pain is like someone has set fire to my muscles all over my body... my neck hurts really bad to the point i want to cry it causes me to feel a sore face, head.... ha try having the flu and fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue at the same time its like i having fibromyalgia with a second dose of fibromyalgia..... please help me... i would love to hear advise and others stories please?!