a retired registered nurse, educator, and author of self-help books for my
fellow pain warriors, I am thrilled to say that fellow author, Leslie D. Michelson,
has done the patient community a great service by giving us “ The Patient’s Playbook: How to
is “Pain Awareness Month”, so I couldn’t think of a better time to share this
most important update, or unofficial addendum, to our Integrative
Therapies for Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Myofascial Pain book. Expert
at the Rolfing I...
author of Ravyn’s Doll: How to Explain Fibromyalgia to Your Child , Melissa
Swanson, has been a close friend. We met on-line through our endeavors to raise
awareness for fibromyalgia. It’s true that I mentored her by sharing my
knowledge as an author an...
Toward the end of a twenty-year nursing career in critical care, emergency nursing, and education, I found that the work I loved so much was no longer possible. My story is typical…
*Excerpt from the introduction to Integrative Therapies for Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Myofascial Pain: the Mind-Body Connection. Available here.
Since this introduction to our first book, I have had the honor of being a volunteer fibromyalgia expert for four years at Sharecare.com an online health forum created by Dr. Mehmet Oz and others.
I have been able to fulfill one of my personal goals to further advocacy by becoming a volunteer participant in the Pain Action Alliance to Implement a National Strategy. here
I continue to write health books and advocate for all people who suffer with chronic pain or invisible illness. You can read more about my books on my website and about who I am as an author, here. I continue to contribute to articles and journals, and I write a blog here.
I started writing to help others, but what I learn is that I help myself. In healing and hope, Celeste
- Webster UniversityBSN Nursing
- Kaplan UniversityLegal Nurse Consulting
- CreditialsPast Board Certified Emergency Nurse
- American Society of Hopital Education and TrainingPast Member
- State Board of Nursing-MissouriPast Continuing Education Program Author
- Health CentralChronic Pain Pro, 2015 - present
- Pain Alliance to Implement a National StrategyParticipant, 2012 - present
- SharecareFibromyalgia Expert, 2011 - 2015
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