Archive for June, 2006

Stress during pregnancy may lead to increased risk of fibromyalgia for baby girls

From a Uni­ver­si­ty of Pitts­burgh School of Med­i­cine Press Release about find­ings being pre­sent­ed at the Inter­na­tion­al Con­gress of Neu­roen­docrinol­o­gy June 19–22, 2006: Stress­ful or trau­mat­ic events expe­ri­enced dur­ing preg­nan­cy can have long-last­ing effects on the fetus, yet these effects may not become appar­ent until many years lat­er, accord­ing to a study sug­gest­ing that girls […]

June 29, 2006 · Cyn Armistead · No Comments
Posted in: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, From the news

For Pila: How to make your own podcast

I was absolute­ly delight­ed to receive phone com­ments from Pila this week­end! I’ll play them in the next pod­cast. Pila also asked about how he would go about get­ting start­ed with doing his own pod­cast, so I’ll put on my Tech­noMom hat and try to answer that here. I took advan­tage of my own in-house […]

June 27, 2006 · Cyn Armistead · 3 Comments
Posted in: Technical

Sleep ’til you wake

When’s the last time you just slept ’til you woke up? No alarm clock, no agen­da, no hun­gry pets—just lis­ten­ing to your own body? Try it this week. In fact, do it at least one day each week. It will give your body a chance to recharge and top off your bat­ter­ies, so to speak. […]

June 22, 2006 · Cyn Armistead · No Comments
Posted in: Sleep

Episode 3

Episode 3 This time we dis­cussed deal­ing with hos­pi­tal­iza­tions, con­tin­ued our series on del­e­ga­tion, and wrapped up by con­sid­er­ing how we can add more beau­ty to our lives. The work­sheets I’ve cre­at­ed for you are here: Gen­er­al Med­ical Infor­ma­tion for Health Care Providers — Adobe Acro­bat file Health Care Providers — Adobe Acro­bat file Diag­noses […]

June 19, 2006 · Cyn Armistead · 3 Comments
Posted in: Podcast

Podcast coming, serendipity

I do apol­o­gize, but my recov­ery has been slow­er than I expect­ed and I’ve had anoth­er trip to the emer­gency room. This one was due to not tak­ing good enough care of myself, as I got dehy­drat­ed and my blood pres­sure got way too low as a result. The pod­cast has been record­ed, though, and […]

June 17, 2006 · Cyn Armistead · No Comments
Posted in: Podcast