Archive for the ‘Fibromyalgia’ Category

Abortion is NOT related to FMS!

I detest ignorant bigots. And I absolutely consider the following hate speech: So like an HPV diagnosis in someone would almost guarantee that others would know the person’s potential morals or lack there of, and HIV almost always denotes a gay man, a diagnosis of fibromyalgia could potentially indicate a woman who has aborted a […]

June 3, 2008 · Cyn Armistead · One Comment
Tags: , , ,  · Posted in: Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia or Depression?

There are many people, especially doctors, who claim that fibromyalgia is just a symptom of depression. I’ve had both, and I know the difference quite well. They are very, very different. Being in pain all the time can certainly lead to depression. That’s just logical. There are, however, people who have fibromyalgia who are not […]

May 24, 2008 · Cyn Armistead · 4 Comments
Tags: , , ,  · Posted in: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Pain

Interview: Chronic Pain and Sex

The interview we did is up! Chronic Pain and Sex: a Couple’s Gentle Battle With Fibromyalgia I’m pleased with it. There are very few, mostly immaterial inaccuracies.

May 14, 2008 · Cyn Armistead · No Comments
Tags: , , ,  · Posted in: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, From the news, Pain

Whoops! Yesterday was FMS/CFW Awareness Day!

I intended to post and maybe even try to get a podcast out, but ended up using my energy to do an interview with a reporter. I don’t know when the piece will come out (it wasn’t for awareness day–that was just an amusing coincidence), but I’ll let you know when/if I hear anything. She […]

May 13, 2008 · Cyn Armistead · No Comments
Tags: ,  · Posted in: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia

FMS at PostSecret

Did anyone else see this at PostSecret today? I was made aware of it by a post to .1 Reactions there are fairly negative, because so many of us have had bad experiences with people who think we’re malingering. I have mixed feelings, though. I don’t exactly share the sentiments expressed in the piece, but […]

March 23, 2008 · Cyn Armistead · 3 Comments
Tags: , ,  · Posted in: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Pain