Category Archives: nurses and fibromyalgia

Sara Corning: A Brave Humanitarian Nurse

“She learned to Serve Others”, headstone of Sara Corning My dear Readers:

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Nurses and Fibromyalgia

” The greatest heroes are those who do their duty in the daily grind of domestic affairs whilst the world whirls as a maddening dreidel” , Florence Nightingale A dreidel is a four-sided spinning top. I loved the above quote but … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and the roller coaster of emotions

” You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face”, Eleanor Roosevelt In my view fibromyalgia is precipitated by the emotions of anxiety/fear which began perhaps in utero, but … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and Nurses

“Women never have a half-hour in all their lives (excepting before or after anybody is up in the house) that they can call their own, without fear of offending or of hurting someone”, Florence Nightingale Florence Nightingale is famous as … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and Panic Attacks: Cognitive and Somatic Sensitization

“If you are experiencing strange symptoms that no one seems to be able to explain, they could be arising from a traumatic reaction to a past event that you may not even remember”, Peter A. Levine Two words that are … Continue reading

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