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my problem is that I have Fibromyalgia, Arhriitis in neck , lower back, both knees. carpal tunnel syndrome , DISH, spondolosis, and depression and anxiety. At times my lower leg muscles tighten up and I can only walk 3 to 4 steps before waiting until I can shuffle back to my chair. Other times the minute I start to walk I have acute pain in my lower back and cannot walk far . On a day like that I tend to say at home. Other times when I am out both those things happen and with stopping and starting I get back to my car and drive home. Please, how do I measure the time it takes me. Once someone starts questioning over and over again, I can't cope and don't defend myself properly. Only yesterday I was having problems getting back to my car - maybe 18 to 20 feet. A young woman noticed my dilemma and asked if I needed help, and I was only to pleased to say yes. This is not the first time this has happened, but thankfully for angels like this young lady. My mind can just about cope with yards/ metres, but completely leaves me when asked about minutes.
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