Wednesday, May 28, 2008

May Pain-Blog Carnival | How To Cope With Pain Blog

Rest Ministries offers…

8 Signs You May Not Need a Support Group For Your Illness
10 Tips to Be Sure Your Illness Support Group Isn't Depressing

Andrea's Buzzing About offers…   In Which I Am Stiff, which wonders when we're comparing ourselves to "normal," it might be better to use a "personal-normal."

Fighting Fatigue offers…
2 Athletes with CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) Dream of Gold
Blood Pressure Cuff Pain & Fibromyalgia

The Migraine Girl offers…
Tired of Being Tired.  "Lately I've felt inexplicably sleepy all my waking hours.  What could be going on?"
URGENT:  A Petition.  A proposed law which would require the use of fluorescent lights - one of the most common triggers for migraines – instead of (non-pain-inducing) incandescent bulbs is discussed.

Working with Chronic Illness offers…
Should You Disclose Your Chronic Illness at Work?  3 Things to Consider
Questions With No Answers, which looks at the challenges of having both a chronic illness and a career.
A Chronic Dose offers…
Chronic Pain: Class and Cost Distinctions, which looks at pain and class.
Education, Disrupted, a look at the challenges of chronic illness in the college setting. 

CRPS- RSD A Better Life offers…
Mindfulness Meditation Reduces Pain
Reduce Pain through Mindful Meditation

And finally, Psychology of Pain offers…   The Pain Gap, a look at the Princeton study which showed those with lower income and less education fair worse with pain.

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