Archive for January, 2008

Responses to various comments about ME and FMS

Some of the comments are pretty old by now, but there are certain themes that come back, over and over again. I’ve decided to answer them once, and that’s it. ME and FMS are not “lifestyle” diseases. Researchers have found genetic, neurological and cardiological anomalies, so get off that blame-the-victim bullshit. We know better. We’ve […]

January 23, 2008 · Cyn Armistead · 8 Comments
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I’m working on a new podcast episode. Really! And I’d like very much to hear from you. Are you working? Have you had to change anything about work since developing a chronic illness? Have any of you gone back to work after taking some time off? Anybody willing to be interviewed? Thanks!

January 22, 2008 · Cyn Armistead · 4 Comments
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Pain cures for women; Migraines from low-energy light bulbs

I’ve had these two stories bookmarked to post here for a bit, so it seems past time for me to actually do it. The best new pain cures, with a focus on women Many women have a tough time finding the right kind of relief for their pain –and for good reason: Until recently, experts […]

January 9, 2008 · Cyn Armistead · 2 Comments
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