Category Archives: brain fog

Fibromyalgia and brain ‘zaps’

“There’s someone in my head, but it’s not me”, Pink Floyd Just as I thought that I had nothing new to write about I have discovered that the weird ‘brain’ sensations I have, which only lasts for moments, are common among … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and Brain Fog: Stop, Breathe & Think

“My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery-always buzzing, humming, soaring roaring diving, and then buried in mud”, Virginia Woolf To live a life in a state of high anxiety, boarding on panic, is common among those … Continue reading

Posted in ADULT COLOURING BOOKS, anxiety and the brain, brain fog, D. Kaufer, dyscognition, Fibromyalgia, gray and white matter in the brain, M.Chris Wolf, mandala, mindfulness meditation, pema chodron, QiGong, stress and fibromyalgia, TaiChi, Veterans and PTSD, yoga | 2 Comments

Fibromyalgia – Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Siblings-Twins?

“Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense”, Gertrude Stein To write that I am frustrated, angry, and discouraged over the recent hoopla this week in the news from the U.S. Institute of Medicine … Continue reading

Posted in andre picard, brain fog, chronic fatigue, elaine aron, Fibromyalgia, gay men and fibromyalgia, Gulf War Syndrome, highly sensitive persons, multiple chemical sensitivities, orthstatic intolerance, U.S Institute of Medicine | 11 Comments

Changing the brain/Rewiring the brain/Training the brain: Managing fibromyalgia

“Every man (sic) can, if he so desires, become the sculptor of his own brain”, Santiago Ramon Cajal I have before me books, newspaper clippings, magazines that speak to the phenomenal advances that are occurring in the area of brain … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and Aging: Hope for the new decade

” To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old”, Oliver Wendell Holmes As we age each new year brings hope of change in a positive direction. Less pain, less fatigue, … Continue reading

Posted in arthritis, brain fog, cold climates, economic concerns, family worries, Fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia and aging, flare-ups, french classes, mortality, PBS and brain research, quilting, young versus old | 6 Comments