The Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Life Planner and Workbook is a life planner/workbook for individuals with fibromyalgia. The Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Life Planner and Workbook offers interpretation of FMS and CFS and outlines solutions to the common Fibromyalgia symptoms. It offers education, understanding, and compassion, summarizes ways for the user to cope and adjust to the lifestyle changes. Written by a Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue patient, the book outlines the journey for the patient, and gets to the heart of awakening family and friends to the devastating effects these illnesses cause, and provides the tools needed.
It is a workbook divided into four sections:
- The Syndromes: With the cause, diagnosis, symptoms, and treatments of FMS and CMS.
- The Resources: A comprehensive listing of FMS/CFS books, medical journals, association newsletters, periodicals and video's, recommended by FMS/CFS Associations.
- The Support: Worldwide listings of FMS/CFS Associations, as well as associations for sub categories of these syndromes. Advocacy, pain management, alternative therapies and disability issues look all inclusively into this disease.
- The Life Planner: From diagnoses to acceptance, The Life Planner details how to manage life emotionally and physically. It discusses what to expect, feelings, goal planning, worksheets and charts, exercise, nutritional choices, and how to educate family and friends and work options.