1. Health
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

Cooking With Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome


Updated February 24, 2010

1 of 9

Keys to Kitchen Survival

When you have fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome, cooking poses several challenges -- standing in the kitchen can cause pain and wear you out; problems with short-term memory and multi-tasking make it hard to follow the steps of even a simple recipe; and it's easy to get frustrated and overwhelmed with the whole process. It's tempting to avoid it altogether, but to eat a healthy diet, you've got to cook.

I've found some things that make cooking easier for me and I hope they help you, too. At the end of this article, there's a link to where you can share the tips that help you survive in the kitchen.

  1. About.com
  2. Health
  3. Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue
  4. Daily Life
  5. Day-to-Day Life
  6. Cooking - Tips for Cooking With Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.

We comply with the HONcode standard
for trustworthy health
information: verify here.