The interview we did is up! Chronic Pain and Sex: a Couple’s Gentle Battle With Fibromyalgia I’m pleased with it. There are very few, mostly immaterial inaccuracies.
I’d never heard of Written on the Body by Jeanette Winterson (or of the author, at all) until I was browsing through some of the quotations at Gaia1 a while back. This bit is too long for my quotations file, but I love it too much to just delete it. “You’ll get over itâ€¦” It’s […]
Paula Kamen, author of All In My Head, talks about the value of education in coping with chronic illness in an excellent editorial in the New York Times. Leaving the Rabbit Hole. This passage, in particular, spoke to me: The worst thing, to me, about having a non-stop multi-year headache isnâ€™t necessarily the pain. Or the way […]
Some of the comments are pretty old by now, but there are certain themes that come back, over and over again. I’ve decided to answer them once, and that’s it. ME and FMS are not “lifestyle” diseases. Researchers have found genetic, neurological and cardiological anomalies, so get off that blame-the-victim bullshit. We know better. We’ve […]
I’ve had these two stories bookmarked to post here for a bit, so it seems past time for me to actually do it. The best new pain cures, with a focus on women Many women have a tough time finding the right kind of relief for their pain –and for good reason: Until recently, experts hadn’t actually […]