Category Archives: healthy privilege

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue:Medically Unexplained Symptoms (MUS)

“Open your heart to your suffering”, Toni Bernhard   There can be little doubt that those of us with fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue have challenges that have forced us to live life differently than those who have ‘health privilege’ (a term I … Continue reading

Posted in anxiety and fibromyalgia, Crolyn Thomas, depression and fibromyalgia, Fibromyalgia, healthy privilege, Jon Kabat-Zinn, mindfulness meditation, MUS, Toni Bernhard, treatments for fibromyalgia | 15 Comments

Fibromyalgia: The Mark of Shame?

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel”, Maya Angelou On June 3rd I heard a documentary on CBC radio talking about the … Continue reading

Posted in cosmetics and allergies, dr.becker-schutte, Fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia and heart disease, healthy privilege, hyper-aroused central nervous system, hypochondriacs, invisible diseases, itching, myheartsisters.org, Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome, sensitivity to light, shame of fibromyalgia, stigma of fibromyalgia, victims | 8 Comments