addressalign-toparrow-leftarrow-rightbackbellblockcalendarcameraccwchatcheckchevron-downchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-small-downchevron-small-leftchevron-small-rightchevron-small-upchevron-upcircle-with-checkcircle-with-crosscircle-with-pluscrossdots-three-verticaleditemptyheartexporteye-with-lineeyefacebookfolderfullheartglobegmailgoogleimageimagesinstagramlinklocation-pinmagnifying-glassmailminusmoremuplabelShape 3 + Rectangle 1outlookpersonplusprice-ribbonImported LayersImported LayersImported Layersshieldstartickettrashtriangle-downtriangle-uptwitteruseryahoo

Margot D.



Altadena, CA
Hometown: New York, NY

Organizer since:

January 23, 2014


What do you hope to get out of this meet up? Would you like to discuss any specific topics?

I hope to meet other "Fibromites" and other caring family or friends of people with Fibro. in a supportive environment. I want to be able to talk about what I'm going through with others who understand where I'm coming from. I hope to learn more about how people are dealing with these common symptoms and challenges. I also want to hear about people's triumphs which I hope will inspire me and give me hope.

Will you try to come to at least one meeting a month?

Absolutely... I'm hoping to plan more than that. :o)

When are you available to come to a meeting? Where would you like to meet? Is there an area in Pasadena or Altadena that is better for you to meet at?

Weekdays are best for me, but I can come almost anytime.

Do you have Fibromyalgia or do you know someone who has it?

Yes I have it.

How long have you had Fibromyalgia and how were you diagnosed?

I have had it for 15 years and I was diagnosed at the Mayo Clinic by going through a long, long week of tests. This was after about 6 months of tests and doctors scratching their heads.. ending with one doctor calling me crazy. I finally had to leave the doctors in Florida to go to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.


Hi! :o) Fibromyalgia has made it impossible to work outside the home. So I decided to be creative with my free time & make resin jewelry. I guess I have Fibro to thank for that & the friends I've made because of our shared fight with it.

What Margot D. is saying about this Meetup Group

Absolutely fabulous! I feel very lucky to have met and spent time with these amazing people.

Member of 54 other Meetups


  • This member chose not to make their interests public.

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy