Category Archives: race and fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia and Living in a Chaotic World

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear-not absence of fear”, Mark Twain All of us with fibromyalgia suffer from repressed emotions, and are coping with over stimulation and sensory processing sensitivity. Never has it been so┬áchallenging as it has … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and ‘Differences’- class, culture,race: a case for Black women

“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences”, Audre Lorde As I write blogs I am constantly aware that readers will be wondering where they fit in the scheme … Continue reading

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