Victimization Caused By Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue or other Invisible Illnesses

its real. For Lymies too

Fibro Champions Blog – How fibromyalgia affects me on a daily basis . . .What I have learned about living with this chronic invisible illness. Christain friendly posts.

Victimization Caused By Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue or other Invisible Illnesses

A victim is, by definition, some who have had something happen to them that causes pain or destruction, against their will.

We typically think of a victim as a person who was the victim of a crime like abuse, rape, murder, assault, theft, or fraud to name a few. Being a victim of a crime is a good example of being “a victim.”

But, what about applying the term to health issues? Is one a victim of some types of illnesses or diseases? If it happened again there will then the answer is yes. However, applying health issues to the term “victim” can be sticky because some would argue that health problems are a consequence of our actions. I agree with that. There are many avoidable diseases and illnesses. But there are many that, as of now, are not avoidable…

View original post 486 more words

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Victimization Caused By Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue or other Invisible Illnesses

  1. This points to victimization caused by illness, but what about illness caused by victimization. I find it very interesting how many people suffering from chronic disease have had extreme trauma in their past.. The body internalizes this and, if not properly dealt with, finds a way to express- often in the form of chronic disease…things I wish I had known years ago. It does help to find ways to combat the victim mentality- cognitive behavioral therapy, finding meanings and challenge and ways to grow and transform through illness- but it certaintly isn’t easy.

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s