Archive for the ‘Pain’ Category

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

Episode 4

Episode 4 The first episode in the new, short­er for­mat, record­ed on my very own micro­phone. Thank you for your patience in wait­ing for it! Most of today’s show is about audio enter­tain­ment and infor­ma­tion, which is great when the fatigue is so bad that lis­ten­ing is one of the few things we can do. […]

October 29, 2006 · cyn · No Comments
Posted in: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Pain, Podcast, Relaxation, Resources

Flowers Fighting Fibromyalgia!

Orig­i­nal­ly uploaded by ChatOmbre. This is a one flower of the love­ly bou­quet in my liv­ing room right now. Sam knows how much I val­ue fresh flow­ers, so he usu­al­ly brings them to me every week or two. Katie knows that I adore them, so she pho­tographs them, allow­ing me to enjoy them even longer. […]

August 5, 2006 · cyn · 2 Comments
Posted in: Beauty, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Pain, Relaxation

The glory of pain management

I’ve been almost afraid to talk about it, but last week my pain man­age­ment doc­tor pre­scribed break­through pain med­ica­tion for the first time. I’ve been leery of tak­ing it too often, so I’m tak­ing it once every few days instead of once a day as direct­ed. Mir­a­cle of mir­a­cles, though: all the pain except for […]

July 19, 2006 · cyn · 8 Comments
Posted in: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Pain

Fibrant Living Podcast #1

In hon­or of FMS/CFS Aware­ness Day 2006, here’s the very first Fibrant Liv­ing pod­cast! Fibrant Liv­ing Pod­cast #1 This is my first episode, and here are some links you may want to fol­low after lis­ten­ing to the show. Fibro­mayl­gia Aware Fibromyal­gia Net­work News Fibromyal­gia Fron­tiers Arthri­tis Today What are the bio­log­i­cal effects of acute stress? […]

May 12, 2006 · cyn · No Comments
Posted in: Pain, Podcast, Relaxation