Please post ideas but going to the dr is out. My shoulder - actually it's the muscle in the upper arm- has been hurting badly for weeks now. And I'm feeling tired and foggy an awful lot. I'm thinking there is more than one thing going on. As far as the shoulder, I thought it could be too much time on the computer and haviing it in the same position too much, so now that I've gotten a lot of paperwork and resumes completed I've been spending less time on and changing positions, etc. It still feels like a knot is in it. It hurts so bad I wake up during the night because of it. The only medication I've taken for it is advil and that was only last night. Honestly, it didn't help. The only time it isn't hurting is when I put my arm in my lap in a completely relaxed position and when I'm in the shower, not moving it, and letting hot water run on it. There are certain simple movements (changing pull-over tops, putting seatbelt on in car) that cause a sharper pain and makes it feel so tired that I can't move it all for a few minutes. I can't get things done because of it. Suggestions? The foggy feeling- I think maybe it's this bad tooth. I tried stopping my typical couple of beers in the evening, getting back on a better sleeping and eating schedule, amount of caffeine I used to drink when difficult child and I had a normal life, and have taken my temperature. It can't be any of those things- they all checked out ok. I don't think the tooth is iinfected but I've been brushing my teeth about 3-4 times a day now instead of once or twice and rinsing with a peroxide mouthwash. I still feel tired a whole lot more than I should. In a way though, it feels like I'm regrouping and catching up on sleep and my mood is much better- I'm pretty motivated whereas I sepnt months feeling completely overwhelmed. Could stress be doing all this or making it so bad?