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2018 - A Prediction

Three days into the new year and it's 'no change' as far as fibro is concerned.

Christmas, such as it was for me - working until 10pm on Christmas eve, Boxing Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day - was over in a flash, like it never happened - the joys of working in retail during the holiday period! And, unless I change my shifts or, better still - my job, 2018, 2019 and 2020 will be the same!

​Work entails lots of lifting - heavy lifting and lots of standing. I find myself on auto-pilot at work. I start my shifts at 17:30 and work until 23:15 during which time I get a fifteen minute break. I cannot sit down during my break for fear of not being able to get back up so I stand with a cup of tea, eating my sandwich and then go back to lifting and standing. Depending on how hectic the shift has been I find myself unable to get out of my car when I get home - I seize up that quickly after stopping work - the drive takes four minutes! If I'm lucky I can get out of the car and…