04-12-2004, 05:34 AM
My whole focus in getting Interstim was to improve my sleep, as I was so tired all the time & felt like I'd been hit by a truck when I got up in the morning. I hoped that improved sleep would help my fibromyalgia as well. I saw my rheumatologist for the first time post-Interstim on Fri. At this point I'd had less than two weeks of improved sleep. I described to her how much better I felt, and she wanted to take a baseline of my symptoms so she could measure my improvement over time as I start to have regular, good sleep. She was shocked that my pain was already measurably better & got all excited that my fibro might go away! I'm scared to hope for that (I had a bad night last night & don't know why), but so happy that I'm already showing improvement.