Archive for December, 2006

Will there be a cure?

I respond­ed to a post in a friend’s Live­Jour­nal, in which she talked about a friend of hers who has just been diag­nosed with chron­ic fatigue syn­drome. Her friend was very upset that my friend didn’t believe there is a cure for fibromyal­gia or CFS (at least, there isn’t one right now). This is part […]

December 11, 2006 · cyn · 14 Comments
Posted in: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia

Quote of the day: Laughter

We are able to laugh when we achieve detach­ment, if only for a moment.” –May Sar­ton I do at least a dozen sil­ly things every day, thanks in part to fibro fog. The soon­er I let go of my anger and frus­tra­tion and laugh at myself, the soon­er my stress lev­els go back down, allow­ing […]

December 5, 2006 · cyn · 5 Comments
Posted in: Quotations, Relaxation

Researchers say pain from fibromyalgia is real

Not that it’s news to those of us who have it, but it’s good to be val­i­dat­ed! Fibromyal­gia often has been mis­di­ag­nosed as arthri­tis or even a psy­cho­log­i­cal issue. Increas­ing­ly, though, the sci­en­tif­ic knowl­edge about fibromyal­gia is grow­ing, and a new paper from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Michi­gan Health Sys­tem says there are “over­whelm­ing data” that […]

December 1, 2006 · cyn · 11 Comments
Posted in: Fibromyalgia, From the news, Neurology, Pain