Monthly Archives: September 2007

Fibromyalgia and the attempt to quantify and describe the pain

“We also often add to our own pain and suffering by being overly sensitive, over-reacting to minor things, and sometimes taking things too personally”, Tenzin Gyatso, The 14th Dali Lama quote One of the difficult issues that people with fibromyalgia grapple with is … Continue reading

Posted in aching pain, biofeedback, Black women's pain, blistering pain, Daniel J. Levitin, Fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia and age, fibromyalgia and class, fibromyalgia and gender, fibromyalgia and race, Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire, invisible pain, mindfulness, music therapy, nagging pain, quantifying pain, quantity versus quality, raw pain, searing pain, shocking pain, suffering in silence, tai-chi, This is Your Brain on Music, vibroacoustic harp therapy, Visual Analogue Scale, yoga | 2 Comments

Fibromyalgia: spasms, restless legs, trapped nerves, exercise and strengthening

“Am I alone in my egotism when I say that never does the pale light of dawn filter through the blinds of 52 Tavistock Square but I open my eyes and exclaim “Good God! Here I am again” not always with … Continue reading

Posted in adrenals and fibromylaiga, charley horses and fibromyalgia, cortisol and fibromyalgia, exercise and fibromyalgia, Fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia and hyperarousal of the nervous system, restless legs and fibromyalgia, setting goals, spasms, strengthening, tai-chi, trapped nerves and fibromyalgia | 8 Comments