addressalign-toparrow-leftarrow-rightbackbellblockcalendarcameraccwcheckchevron-downchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-small-downchevron-small-leftchevron-small-rightchevron-small-upchevron-upcircle-with-checkcircle-with-crosscircle-with-pluscrossdots-three-verticaleditemptyheartexporteye-with-lineeyefacebookfolderfullheartglobegmailgooglegroupshelp-with-circleimageimagesinstagramlinklocation-pinm-swarmSearchmailmessagesminusmoremuplabelShape 3 + Rectangle 1ShapeoutlookpersonJoin Group on CardStartprice-ribbonShapeShapeShapeShapeImported LayersImported LayersImported Layersshieldstartickettrashtriangle-downtriangle-uptwitteruserwarningyahoo

Mailing List Archive

Subject Sender Date
See you all tonight!! - Thanks for signing up and see you at 6 PM tonite!!   BETSY Betsy T. Jan 5, 2017 1:03 PM
Don't forget our Thursday night meetup from 6-8pm!! - Only three people have signed up for our next meeting this week so this is a reminder to come and learn the tricks of the trade for Fibromyalgia Recovery. This meeting is likely to be my last for some t Betsy T. Jan 3, 2017 12:10 AM
See you tomorrow night! - Just a reminder about our Support Group Meeting (Holiday Version) tomorrow night from 6-8 PM. Call me if you have any questions at[masked]or email at [address removed] you all tomorrow. Betsy T. Dec 7, 2016 11:41 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Reminder: Meeting this Thursday, June 2 from 6-8 pm - What is the address? Mary On May 31,[masked]:49 PM, "Betsy Timmerman" < [address removed] > wrote: Mary Jun 2, 2016 2:46 PM
Reminder: Meeting this Thursday, June 2 from 6-8 pm - Just a reminder that our group meeting is this Thursday at 6 pm. Look forward to seeing many of you.   Betsy Betsy T. May 31, 2016 8:48 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Mary Canady speaking at our next meeting - I need to add a + 1. I have a neighbor who has fibro that wants to come along. Debbie A. May 2, 2016 6:56 AM
Mary Canady speaking at our next meeting - I just want to remind you all of our next meetings speaker. 7 of you have signed up but I need an exact head count for next Thursday night at 6pm, May 5. If you haven't signed up to come yet please do so as soon as you know if you can attend. I don't w Betsy T. Apr 29, 2016 7:51 PM
Unique Strategies for Fibromyalgia Recovery - SUNDAY CLASS CANCELED. LOOK OUT FOR NEXT CLASS ANNOUNCEMENT IN APRIL. JUST A REMINDER THAT THE NEXT SUPPORT GROUP MEETING WILL BE IN MAY ON THE 5TH FROM 6-8. Betsy T. Mar 18, 2016 12:38 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Just a heads up - Sorry, I'm having muscle spasms & had to take a stronger muscle relaxer which I won't drive on.  Sorry to miss this! Linda S. Feb 11, 2016 6:03 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Just a heads up - I'll be there, but late Sent from my iPhone On Feb 11, 2016, at 12:14 AM, Betsy Timmerman < Debbie A. Feb 11, 2016 5:38 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Just a heads up - I would like to attend this meeting. Can someone text me the address to[masked]?   Mary Hemke On Thursday, February 11, 2016, Betsy Timmerman < [address removed] > wrote: Mary Feb 11, 2016 9:53 AM
Just a heads up - Our monthly meeting is tomorrow at 6 PM at my place, just a reminder to those of you who might have forgotten it was postponed a week. I will be going over some basic stretches that will help loosen those ridiculously tight muscles and I look f Betsy T. Feb 11, 2016 12:14 AM
Cancellation of Thursday's meeting on October 1. - I hate to do this but I have to cancel this weeks meeting. After three weeks of planes, trains and traveling all over I have succumbed to a respiratory virus that I want to keep to myself and not spread to anyone else. Since only two of you are Betsy T. Sep 30, 2015 7:35 PM
Meetup details changed: Fibromyalgia Support Group Meeting - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/fibromya­lgia-351/events/223109579/ When : Thursday, July 2, 201 Betsy T. Jun 25, 2015 4:20 PM
Fibromyalgia workshops postponed - Sorry for the inconvenience but I am postponing the two workshops scheduled for this week due to family issues that call me out of town. Both workshops will be held at 9710 W. Hatcher Rd in Peoria AZ. The new dates for them are Thursday July 16 Betsy T. Jun 15, 2015 8:09 PM
Meetup details changed: Fibromyalgia Support Group Meeting - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/fibromya­lgia-351/events/222523787/ When : Thursday, June 4, 201 Betsy T. Jun 2, 2015 3:35 PM
Clarification - Monthly support Group is always at 6:00 PM - The announcement on the meetup site is correct that the meeting is from 6-8pm this Thursday, May 7. For about three years this has been the meeting time. The four years before we met at 7. My attempts to permanently change that start up time di Betsy T. May 4, 2015 10:11 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Confused.. - 6 PM at Betsy's -----Original Message Arlene D. C. May 2, 2015 6:49 PM
Confused.. - So, according to this notification, there's a meeting at 6:00 and another at Matthew S. May 2, 2015 2:59 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Rheumatologist docs - I just wish it was closer to my area a drive over 20 min kills me. 😔 Wendy💗 On Apr 13, 2015, at 3:02 PM, Lisa Arse Wendy WL Sexton A. Apr 14, 2015 6:03 AM
RE: [fibromyalgia-351] Rheumatologist docs - I need to attend the meeting and meet and get advice on fibr Lisa A. Apr 13, 2015 3:02 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Rheumatologist docs - Donna - Sorry, I have no way to remove you from the list.  When we reply it sends the emails to everyone on the mailing list of  Linda S. Apr 13, 2015 12:34 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Rheumatologist docs - Just read this, I am leaving the house for a Dr appointment. Will email info later. -----Original Message----- From Arlene D. C. Apr 13, 2015 11:54 AM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Rheumatologist docs - Please remove me from your list. This discussion, although very helpful for some, is too many emails in my inbox. Donna E. Apr 13, 2015 10:01 AM
RE: [fibromyalgia-351] Help - Kara Apr 13, 2015 8:24 AM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Rheumatologist docs - Michelle, no the myelin sheath is located around nerves and acts as insulation. For us the trigger points are active, causing restriction and tightness and if you over stretch or strain a muscle with a mechanical load it cannot bear it tear Betsy T. Apr 12, 2015 11:26 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Help - Rheumatologists do just what you said. They have a limited repertoire and pharmaceuticals are the biggest part of that repertoire. Most of them don't know how to teach you what kind of exercise to do for your level of fibro which is why Betsy T. Apr 12, 2015 11:15 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Help - Hi Kara, Dear I ask, what makes him different from the rest? Vickie Sent from my iPad On Apr 11, 2015, at Vickie G. Apr 12, 2015 8:57 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Rheumatologist docs - Who & when are Dianne Kennerly's? Sent from my iPhone On Apr 12, 2015, at 7:08 PM, Arlene D. Cleet < Debbie A. Apr 12, 2015 8:27 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Rheumatologist docs - Matthew, Which Fibro meeting do you attend. Betsy Timmerman or Diane Kennerly's? I go to both and they are just very knowledgle and have great ideas. Arlene D. C. Apr 12, 2015 7:08 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Help - thank you -----Original Message----- From: Kara Peterson <[address removed]> To: fibromyalgia-351 <fibromyalg Arlene D. C. Apr 12, 2015 6:45 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Help - [masked] I honestly don't know what oth Kara P. Apr 12, 2015 4:29 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Help - What is Dr Joseph Nolans phone number so I can call and make an appointment arlene -----Original Me Arlene D. C. Apr 12, 2015 4:23 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Rheumatologist docs - I started with 15 min yoga for fibromyalgia that I got from the Mayo clinic.. worked up to beginner yoga...and up...but yes...always get your doctors advice and l Kelly E Apr 12, 2015 3:09 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Rheumatologist docs - Betsey. is this because the myelin (sp?) surrounding the muscles is hard and possibly, even i dare suggest, akin to scar tissue? why heat is my new friend and no longer an enemy? stretching is amazing and deep breath visualization  but i agr Michelle Apr 12, 2015 2:21 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Rheumatologist docs - Yoga is not something I recommend for a first exercise experience with moderate to severe fibromyalgia. Static stretch causes micro tearing and can cause rebound pain as a result. I have all my clients practice ballistic stretch so the Betsy T. Apr 12, 2015 1:56 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Rheumatologist docs - I made an attempt at Restorative Yoga and it was too painful for me. My body isn't ready for all that yet, but Child's Pose has been incorporated Matthew S. Apr 12, 2015 1:01 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Rheumatologist docs - Have you tried yoga? That has given me the best relief to date! Combined with meds of course! Kelly -------- Orig Kelly E Apr 11, 2015 4:31 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Rheumatologist docs - Thank you so much for the info. It is encouraging to me. I have wanted to come to a support group meeting but have not done it yet. S Lori Q. Apr 11, 2015 4:10 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Help - Of all the doctors mentioned, even thought they listen and take time with you, has any of them actually helped you feel better from Fibro and other health issues Arlene D. C. Apr 11, 2015 3:10 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Rheumatologist docs - Thanks for the advice! I have been doing Aquatic Therapy for a little over a year and, although it feels really nice in there, I haven't been improving Matthew S. Apr 11, 2015 3:03 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Rheumatologist docs - Preview not available Kathy B. Apr 11, 2015 1:43 PM
Rheumatologist docs - Amen Lori.. this is EXACTLY what I'm trying to figure out. I already have a strong Primary, Pain Mgt and PTS and I'm not sure Matthew S. Apr 11, 2015 1:04 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Help - Does Dr. Nolan help in a way other than the usual prescriptions, diet change and more exercise? I am just trying to figure out whether I need Lori Q. Apr 11, 2015 11:57 AM
RE: [fibromyalgia-351] Help - Matthew, I felt this way when I went to Ravi Bhalla's office, Kara P. Apr 11, 2015 11:32 AM
RE: [fibromyalgia-351] Help - The only one I saw was Dr. Ramin Sabah who was in Surprise, I believe. I assumed that the only things they can really recommend are diet change, e Matthew S. Apr 11, 2015 11:26 AM
RE: [fibromyalgia-351] Help - Wow. You should ask to see his PA Brady Nelson he is m Lisa A. Apr 11, 2015 10:10 AM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Help - Sue K Apr 11, 2015 8:29 AM
RE: [fibromyalgia-351] Help - I've been seeing Dr. Ravi Bhalla for years. Best rheumatologist I've ever seen. (and I've seen Kathy B. Apr 10, 2015 7:19 PM
RE: [fibromyalgia-351] Help - Lisa A. Apr 10, 2015 7:15 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Help - I would like to recommend Dr. Joseph Nolan in Phoenix. It was Kara P. Apr 10, 2015 6:35 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Help - I, too, live in Peoria and would love the name of a good Rheumatologist. Thanks :) -Matt Matthew S. Apr 10, 2015 4:50 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Help - Dear Betsy, Sue K Apr 10, 2015 2:46 PM
Help - If anyone knows of a great doctor (Fibro aware docs) in the SCW, Sun City and Surprise area would you send me the information. I have a number of new clients further out West and don't have a long list of docs there.   Betsy T. Apr 10, 2015 1:37 PM
Upcoming Event - To those who might be interested this is a two hour event and lots of interesting exhibitors will be there including Dianne Kennelly of the East Valley Fibro Support group and me! Hope to see you visit. Betsy T. Jan 29, 2015 6:16 PM
Holiday Support Group on Thursday, December 11th 6-8 PM - Just a reminder that our monthly meetup is this Thursday at 6 PM. Holiday refreshments will be available, you can bring your own if you want but don't feel obliged. Don't stress!! There will be enou Betsy T. Dec 8, 2014 5:25 PM
RE: [fibromyalgia-351] Next support meeting and Holiday Party - Donna Nov 8, 2014 11:49 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Next support meeting and Holiday Party - I received it too :D Cindy K Nov 8, 2014 10:57 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Next support meeting and Holiday Party - I did get the original one you always send. I posted that I could not come for I have another Xmas party I previously committted to. Arlene Arlene D. C. Nov 8, 2014 8:46 PM
Next support meeting and Holiday Party - I am having so many problems with meetup.com !   I am sending this to you all because I am not seeing the meeting I have scheduled twice through meetup in my mailbox. Hopefully you a Betsy T. Nov 8, 2014 8:24 PM
LaserTouch One Pain Device -   Just a heads up. The LaserTouch One Pain Device, one of the tools I sell for muscle stiffness and tightness, swelling, inflammation and unhealed injuries (also great for neuropathy, arthritis and fibromyalgia pain) is going up in price. Betsy T. Aug 14, 2014 8:36 AM
Hi, hope you are all enjoying the heat! - Out of the 232 members on this site I've heard from only one of you about the Guafenesin protocol and if you know of anyone or if you are on it and how it's working for you.  Please let me know if you have some knowledge about this. I know all about Betsy T. Jul 25, 2014 2:18 PM
Meetup details changed: Have a meeting - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/fibromya­lgia-351/events/182697812/ When : Thursday, June 5, 201 Betsy T. Jun 2, 2014 6:13 PM
Just a reminder - Hope to see you all on Thursday night at my house for our May meeting. The time of the meeting is 6-8 PM as usual. There are thirteen people scheduled to come. If you can't make it please call me and let me know at[masked]-7547. Thanks. Betsy T. Apr 27, 2014 7:11 PM
Meetup details changed: Unique Healing Strategies for Fibromyalgia Workshop - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/fibromya­lgia-351/events/162535862/ When : Sunday, February 9, 2 Betsy T. Feb 1, 2014 12:03 PM
Meetup details changed: Unique Healing Strategies for Fibromyalgia Workshop - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/fibromya­lgia-351/events/158483792/ When : Sunday, January 19, 2 Betsy T. Jan 9, 2014 4:40 PM
Technological issues with Workshops - The PayPal/credit card function for signing up for my classes isn't working on my end so if you wish to sign up for either class and the site doesn't work for you either PLEASE LET ME KNOW.Call me at[masked] or email me at Betsy T. Jan 9, 2014 4:35 PM
More technology troubles - Both workshops scheduled for later this month on the meetup site don't seem to be working correctly. It doesn't look like prepayment is possible with PayPal and credit cards for some reason. So...call me a Betsy T. Jan 9, 2014 4:26 PM
Meetup details changed: Safe Stretching and Strengthening A workshop for people with Chronic Pain - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/fibromya­lgia-351/events/159550262/ When : Sunday, January 26, 2 Betsy T. Jan 8, 2014 9:13 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Meetup details changed: Have a meeting - I will be coming to this meeting. Arlene Arlene D. C. Dec 29, 2013 9:01 PM
Meetup details changed: Have a meeting - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/fibromya­lgia-351/events/155737482/ When : Thursday, January 2, Betsy T. Dec 28, 2013 8:01 PM
Tomorrow's meeting/Holiday Celebration - Please don't stress about bringing food tomorrow if you aren't up to it. Just bring yourself, that is most important. Getting to the meeting to learn and share is what it's all about! Betsy T. Dec 4, 2013 9:07 AM
Fibromyalgia Coalition Information - Thanks to all of you who attended last weeks meeting. We had a great time meeting new members and sharing important information. Haven't had such a lively and hopeful meeting in sometime and our two hour meeting ended in 3 hours and 15 minutes!! Betsy T. Sep 10, 2013 12:54 PM
Thursday's meeting - 21 attendees are signed up for Thursdays meeting. Rarely do all the people that sign up to attend show up but this time I would appreciate i Betsy T. Sep 3, 2013 9:05 PM
Meetup details changed: See you Thursday - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/fibromya­lgia-351/events/123676492/ When : Thursday, August 1, 20 Betsy T. Jul 30, 2013 4:42 PM
Meetup details changed: No meeting in July, see you August 1st - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/fibromya­lgia-351/events/123676492/ When : Thursday, August 1, 20 Betsy T. Jun 30, 2013 1:35 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Re: FW: Ted Rees, More Sad News - I am very sorry to hear this. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of his friends and family. God Bless, Christina On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 3:27 Christina Jun 24, 2013 2:08 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Re: FW: Ted Rees, More Sad News - I am so sorry for you and everyone's loss.  I did not know Ted but there is something inside all of us that know the pain that people with our conditions go through and struggle with.  At least he is not in pain anymore.  And I hop user 9. Jun 19, 2013 7:21 PM
Re: FW: Ted Rees, More Sad News - I am forwarding this to the group from Kathy Benecke:   Ted attended our Fibro support group whenever he could, even when he didn't feel like it.  I last talked to Ted the night of our last support meeting on June 6th.  He was Betsy T. Jun 19, 2013 3:27 PM
NFCPA - This group, the National Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Association is getting its act together after two years without a staff. I talked with the President and a member of her staff this morning to update my support group and workshop information and Betsy T. Jun 12, 2013 11:42 AM
Meetup details changed: have a support group - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/fibromya­lgia-351/events/117488772/ When : Thursday, June 6, 2013 Betsy T. May 28, 2013 1:40 PM
Meetup details changed: Have a meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: Please note I am having an Alternative Meetup tomorrow night at 7 PM with a colonhydrotherapist as our speaker, learn how to be healthy from the inside out, go to W. Valley Alte Betsy T. Apr 2, 2013 3:43 PM
Re: [fibromyalgia-351] Question - I w ould sugges t that you contact DES anyway. It is better to try ever y resourse you think may be available and b e possibly turned do Rick Mar 11, 2013 10:24 PM
RE: [fibromyalgia-351] Question - Preview not available Kathy B. Mar 11, 2013 5:39 PM
RE: [fibromyalgia-351] Question - Preview not available Betsy T. Mar 11, 2013 4:13 PM
Question - One of our members who doesn't use a computer asked me to put out the word that she is wondering if anyone knows of an agency that offers free services to the disabled to help them clean their homes.  I'm not talking regular house cleaning here but n Betsy T. Mar 10, 2013 9:55 PM
Meetup details changed: Have a fibromyalgia practitioner and patient workshop - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/fibromya­lgia-351/events/107087272/ When : Saturday, March 9, 201 Betsy T. Mar 4, 2013 3:40 PM
Meetup details changed: Have a fibromyalgia practitioner and patient workshop - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/fibromya­lgia-351/events/102269282/ When : Saturday, February 9, Betsy T. Feb 6, 2013 5:42 PM
Fwd: [fibromyalgia-307] Fwd: 800 NUMBER (Interesting Idea!) - Forwarded from Eric Johnson, sounds like a way to get our jobs back here and I relate to the frustration cited in email.   Betsy ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Betsy T. Jan 28, 2013 1:55 PM
Meetup details changed: Have a meeting - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/fibromya­lgia-351/events/95718182/ When : Thursday, January 10, 20 Betsy T. Jan 10, 2013 9:31 AM
Meetup details changed: Have a fibromyalgia practitioner and patient workshop - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/fibromya­lgia-351/events/95721062/ When : Saturday, January 12, 20 Betsy T. Jan 5, 2013 5:09 PM
Meetup details changed: Have a fibromyalgia practitioner and patient workshop - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/fibromya­lgia-351/events/95721062/ When : Saturday, January 12, 20 Betsy T. Jan 3, 2013 1:20 AM
Meeting tonight - I wish all of you in the group a happy and as stress free as possible Holiday Season. Not many are coming to the meeting tonight but if you forgot about the meeting and can come please do, we'll be sharing and caring as always but we will have Betsy T. Dec 6, 2012 11:03 AM
RE: [fibromyalgia-351] Fwd: ME/CFS HealthWatch - Genetic Breakthrough Offers Hope for ME & FM - Yea... it will be very interesting to see where this leads! user 1. Oct 28, 2012 1:53 AM
Upcoming fibromyalgia workshops - If you or anyone you know might be interested in learning more about getting out of the fibromyalgia maze please forward this to them.  I have two classes coming up, one for patients and one for practitioners.   Thanks in advanc Betsy T. Oct 27, 2012 8:54 PM
Fwd: ME/CFS HealthWatch - Genetic Breakthrough Offers Hope for ME & FM - Hope they move quickly on this research.   Betsy ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Betsy Timmerman < Betsy T. Oct 27, 2012 4:44 PM
Fwd: FM HealthWatch - The Mack Truck and Me: Mornings with Fibromyalgia - For those of you who don't already get this in your email box.   Betsy ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Betsy Timmerman < Betsy T. Oct 10, 2012 11:57 AM
Fibromyalgia Recovery Workshop - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/fibromya­lgia-351/events/86164182/ When : Saturday, October 13, 20 Betsy T. Oct 9, 2012 9:04 PM
Whoops I did it again - Meetings are from 6-8 PM from now on.  I keep putting in the old time of 7-9PM.  Please note we meet from 6-8PM.   Betsy T. Sep 23, 2012 11:22 AM
Fwd: New Meetup: Time to meet - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Betsy Timmerman < [address removed] > Date: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 at 3:41 PM Betsy T. Sep 8, 2012 3:42 PM

People in this
Meetup are also in:

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