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4peanuts
4peanuts Community member Posts: 11 Connected
Hi,I was diagnosed with Fybromyalga and Arthritis.
I had always be been an active been person but now struggling on every level.
I am here to learn about the condition and to learn from others regarding what to his now means for me 

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  • durhamjaide2001
    durhamjaide2001 Community Co-Production Group, Scope Member Posts: 10,951 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @4peanuts  Welcome to the Community. If you have any questions please ask. We are a friendly and supportive forum, so please have a look around and join in when you are ready. You might like to start with the Coffee lounge under Categories for fun chats and games and also to keep up to date with the community. The sections  I recommend to you is the exercise and facilities, adaptive aids and equipment and of course the coffee lounge. Hope to see you around the community.
  • 4peanuts
    4peanuts Community member Posts: 11 Connected
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  • durhamjaide2001
    durhamjaide2001 Community Co-Production Group, Scope Member Posts: 10,951 Disability Gamechanger
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    4peanuts said:
    Thank you
    no problem 
  • WelshBlue
    WelshBlue Community member Posts: 764 Pioneering
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    Hi @4peanuts ... I'm a fellow Fibro' sufferer and like you was very active. 
    Two things are working for me - acceptance and don't compare how you were pre symptoms to how you are now  

    There's also 'understanding' - they think mine stems from too many physical traumas (RTC's and Forestry accidents) coupled with the onslaught of PTSD that my body said - that's it. Enough

    Who knows ? 
    I do know that I'm very lucky to have an amazing team of HealthCare professionals with me on this very painful ride

    Enjoy the good days  :)

  • 4peanuts
    4peanuts Community member Posts: 11 Connected
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    Thank you, I am trying but unfortunately I am being removed from my home as my mother passed away plus have been found fit for work,so now face two other huge issues that have hindered my healing and acceptance of it all.
    I am trying to stay positive through out and appreciate your honesty and advice.I know I am in the right place to learn how to cope and move forward.
  • Cher_Alumni
    Cher_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,741 Disability Gamechanger
    edited January 2023
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    Hello @4peanuts and a warm welcome to our online community, how are you doing today?

    I'm sorry to hear you're in a difficult situation with your housing. When you say you are being removed from your home, do you have somewhere safe to go? If you could fill us in on that a little bit more (I appreciate it might be difficult), then that will help us be there for you support wise.

    Also, how are you handling the loss of your mum and living with your health conditions? Grief is very hard but know you can lean on us for online support any time you need it. 

    Please do make yourself at home on our community in any of our different categories or recent discussions. It would be fab to speak some more  :) Take care and have a relaxing night.
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  • SueHeath
    SueHeath Community member Posts: 12,420 Disability Gamechanger
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    Welcome to our great group @4peanuts Bless you - you have got a lot going on, i really feel for you and hope you have got some were to stay.
    When your ready have a look around the site, we have lots going on and you can gain a lot of advice, i also find the site great for distraction.
    Look forward to seeing you around.
  • 4peanuts
    4peanuts Community member Posts: 11 Connected
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    Hi and thank you,yes I thought it would be nice to join.I am still in my family home,it's just they call it under occupancy,so have to move but I'm safe and have family around me, so I am very lucky and grateful for them.
    Thank you everyone is making me feel so welcome.

  • 4peanuts
    4peanuts Community member Posts: 11 Connected
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    Hello @4peanuts and a warm welcome to our online community, how are you doing today?

    I'm sorry to hear you're in a difficult situation with your housing. When you say you are being removed from your home, do you have somewhere safe to go? If you could fill us in on that a little bit more (I appreciate it might be difficult), then that will help us be there for you support wise.

    Also, how are you handling the loss of your mum and living with your health conditions? Grief is very hard but know you can lean on us for online support any time you need it. 

    Please do make yourself at home on our community in any of our different categories or recent discussions. It would be fab to speak some more  :) Take care and have a relaxing night.

  • 4peanuts
    4peanuts Community member Posts: 11 Connected
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    Hello @4peanuts and a warm welcome to our online community, how are you doing today?

    I'm sorry to hear you're in a difficult situation with your housing. When you say you are being removed from your home, do you have somewhere safe to go? If you could fill us in on that a little bit more (I appreciate it might be difficult), then that will help us be there for you support wise.

    Also, how are you handling the loss of your mum and living with your health conditions? Grief is very hard but know you can lean on us for online support any time you need it. 

    Please do make yourself at home on our community in any of our different categories or recent discussions. It would be fab to speak some more  :) Take care and have a relaxing night.

  • 4peanuts
    4peanuts Community member Posts: 11 Connected
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    Hi I am in my family home at the moment.
    My mother passed January 22,I had been looking after her.The council then informed me I have to move due to under occupancy (this I understand but the council said I would be taken to court or made homeless if I don't accept alternative "mouldy" accomodation) but I fell ill prior to my mums passing and just haven't been left alone to grieve/heal let alone get to grips with what has happened properly since.
    So it has been tremendously hard and emotionally exhausting,
    But if I can learn to get the stress and diagnosis under control then perhaps I can get stronger to deal with the Council and the situation.

     

  • SueHeath
    SueHeath Community member Posts: 12,420 Disability Gamechanger
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    Bless you @4peanuts i know people expect us to just carry on with life after the trauma of lossing a loved one.
    Do you get enough help with your own problems/health issues ?
  • 4peanuts
    4peanuts Community member Posts: 11 Connected
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    From family yes but otherwise not really.Things will turn around I am sure.
  • SueHeath
    SueHeath Community member Posts: 12,420 Disability Gamechanger
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    4peanuts said:
    From family yes but otherwise not really.Things will turn around I am sure.
    I sure they will.
  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,562 Disability Gamechanger
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    I'm glad you're getting support from your family @4peanuts and welcome to the community from me :)

    If you wanted to look into additional support for managing everything going on with the council, particularly if you feel you are being treated unfairly, you can contact the local government and social care ombudsman

    Something else which might help, as I know grief affects us all in different ways, could be reaching out to Cruse Bereavement Support to help heal and process what's happened in the last year. This kind of support isn't right for everyone, but often talking about things can help.

    Let us know if we can help with anything further, and I hope you find the community a supportive place to be. 
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  • 4peanuts
    4peanuts Community member Posts: 11 Connected
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    Hi, thank you,yes these may be of great help to me at the moment. I will reach out so thank you once ag as in 
  • durhamjaide2001
    durhamjaide2001 Community Co-Production Group, Scope Member Posts: 10,951 Disability Gamechanger
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    4peanuts said:
    Hi, thank you,yes these may be of great help to me at the moment. I will reach out so thank you once ag as in 
    I'm pleased you have the help you deserve please do keep us updated on your journey 
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