The Fibromyalgia is linked to my thyroid. I quit eating soy except for soy lecithin (mainly in vitamins) and soybean oil (mainly in restaurants) and my thyroid went back to normal. I am not totally free of the Fibromyalgia. I do have to pace myself. I can't do much. And if the pain starts, I have to stop, get a cool drink if I can, and take a rest. I also rescheduled my sleep time. I do much better if I go to bed around 3:00 a.m. I would personally probably stay up till 6:00 a.m., but I have a daughter to get off to school. So I have to get a few hours of sleep before she gets up. And I like to be up and dressed before she gets home.
So after she goes to school, I go back to bed till noon. I have to take a pill (Carafate) one hour before eating. So I get up, take the pill and go back to sleep until 1:00. Then I get up for the day.
While I am sure I would do better still if I didn't have the fractured sleeping, it's the best I can do at the moment. I try to avoid doing things like standing in long lines or doing much walking. Those things really increase the pain.