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The thing about pain is that it moves...

I swear I take something for one pain and I get pain somewhere else. My migraines have been out of control for a bit now (neuro apt in dec... counting down the days), so it has been difficult to manage, or not manage as the case may be. To make things oh so much more fun my FMS seems to be flaring up, either that or I am really low on magnesium. Anyway, loads of random muscle pain... back pain, neck pain, leg pain and foot arch pain... all of which shifts around so that one area is way worse than the other. I blamed the foot arch pain on Lyrica, but my doc insists side effects do not come back after being on a med two years... yet did not explain the pain. Makes it hard to walk sometimes... just a painful shuffle. So I bought those fake arch foot inserts for work and they seem to dim the pain significantly while I am wearing them but it comes back four times as bad when I am not? What is up with that. I am going to have to wear those shoes all the time at this rate. I could try and explain why my feet hurt like this, but what is the point? One more area of pain to add to the whole picture of pain that I am. Most of which i just ignore, but damn walking all day with such pain in your arch sucks. I think I have out pained my painkillers, because they are not handling the migraines let alone all the other pains (they are for migraines, but sometimes you get lucky and they are good enough to dim other pains as well).

I also quit smoking by using Champix... but will have to stay on that med for a bit, since the habit to smoke is really hard to kick. When I get a bad migraine at work and can do little about it I crave a smoke bad. Which means not smoking is increasing my use of pain killers.... but decreasing my use of symbicort. I am sure that balances out somehow.
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