I m a 48 year old female patient who has been doctoring for the past four years for what my Dr. Thought might be fibromyalgia. Here are a list of my symptoms. I have a motility disorder which makes it dificult for my food to move along my digestive tract. I also had GERD and Barretts esophagus so I had a partial wrap done a few years ago. Since then that is doing better. In Dec of 2011 I had n abdomimal hysterectomy I then started having deep pain iin my arms and in the joints of my hands lasti9ng for about a month. I went in to have it checked and my doctor thought that maybe I had some tendonitis going on and had me try some excercises and had me wear some braces for awhile. I did all that I could but the pain continued and really hurt.....started to feel like it was really deep like in my bones. hen it would let up some fter lasting for abut three months and then start up again even worse3 eventually including all of my body. I eventually started having trouble getting around because I was also really stiff and rigid feeling. I started feeling a little confused and noticed that cognitively I wasn t the same. I went to a neurologist and he did a CT scan and an EMG to test for MS AT that timme he said I didn t have enough criteria to meet an MS diagnosis but he couldn t say it isn t MS. So I go bck to my family Dr and they continue to treat me for fibro as I continue to progress to get worse. I have been told and also researched fibro and it s not a progressive illness so I m thinking this isn t Fibro. I can t help but think something is being overlooked and that maybe there i9s someone out there who could help me. I believe I will be in a wheel chair by7 this time next year because I have progressed to not being able to walk far at all this year because it s jus\t so painful for me. If you can thin of anything that might benefit my doctors or myself please feel free to contact me. I did change Fmily practioners recently and mine is wonderful and she is doing some research as she too believes some things have been over looked. I do however know that rhumatoid arthritis and lupus have been ruled out.