It’s not just about the Fibro.

fuchsia carter

Sadly I do not just suffer from Fibromyalgia, I also have a collapsing Spine. This was only discovered last year after around four years of back pain, which I just put down too sleeping badly.

How it was describe to me was like this: all the spongy disc between your bony ones in your lumbar region have lost there volume and one is poking out hitting your nerve. There is no way to know how or why this happened, but it will never get better. In fact the disc will soon fail completely and you will get bone on bone, with the hope your spine will fuse itself.

As you can imagine this was devastating news, from being such an active person to struggling to even bend now. But I get by and with three hours of physio and exercise a day I can function to about 60%. The pain…

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