Advice for a new patient with Fibromyalgia and/or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
The National Fibromyalgia Awareness Campaign’s Holiday
Part 1: How to Fight Fatigue and Avoid the Holiday Blues
Part 2: What You Can Do Before the Holidays Begin
Rethinking Usefulness by Susan Dion
WRITE NOW: MAINTAINING A CREATIVE SPIRIT WHILE HOMEBOUND AND ILL is available without charge to patient groups, service providers and individuals through a grant from the Puffin Foundation, LTD and via support from the New Jersey CFS Association, and the National Association for Poetry Therapy. New in 2002: WRITE NOW is now available for downloading from the Renal Network, Inc. of Indianapolis's web site at http://www.kidneypatientnews.org.
"My 7th Friend"
Lose yourself in a book. There are many books on CFS/FMS at the Rapid City Public Library.
A letter to dear ones who don't have CFS/FMS.
Resources for helping couples cope with illness.
Support groups can help those with CFS/FMS to cope.
search of support....... “CFIDS support groups come in many shapes and forms.
Some offer much-needed basic support, others provide education, while
others take a more activist approach. People
with CFIDS sometimes find that their need for a particular type of group changes
during the course of their illness….”
a Positive Attitude: Ten Strategies by Deborah A. Barrett
Even if the previous five thousand days have pushed you backwards, you can still move forward today.
Even when your resources have been depleted and your options have been exhausted, there is still a way to move ahead.