People Are Saying About Fibromyalgia: My Journey To Wellness
is a book that anyone concerned with personal health - from lay
people to nurses,nutritionists,
physicians and educators - can benefit from reading. My personal
thanks go to Claire Musickant for carefully and caringly preparing
a solid basis from which to tell this important story.
Jaffe, M.D., Ph.D.; Founder of PERQUE
there was ever a case for doctors to truly listen to their patients,
it’s Claire Musickant’s book, Fibromyalgia: My Journey
To Wellness. Through her book, Claire - the research master, patient,
and ultimately, the survivor - provides the optimum service to fibromyalgia
sufferers and medical specialists who attempt to treat them. Musickant’s
journey led her, and will help guide others, to pain-free and fruitful
Barnard, M.D.; Author of Foods That Fight Pain
Musickant’s book describing her journey to wellness is a must
for all persons who have been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia Syndrome.
This lucid book eloquently describes the trials and tribulations
faced by fibromyalgia patients and will be an answer for many who
have been searching for relief for so many years.
A. Duester, Ph.D., Master of Public Health
Musickant has been able to speak and inspire audiences since
her childhood. Raised primarily by her mother in the public
housing projects of northwest Milwaukee, where she was often
heckled for being Jewish in a German neighborhood, a young
Musickant developed grit and perseverance in pre-World War
a background of membership in the National Speakers Association,
the Wisconsin Professional Speakers Association and the American
Society for Training and Development, Musickant speaks eloquently
when she discusses the lifestyle changes that helped her regain
her spirit in the shadow of Fibromyalgia Syndrome.
educating herself on fibromyalgia, and subsequently writing the
recently-released book Fibromyalgia: My Journey to Wellness, Musickant’s
enthusiasm is powered through motivating others to help themselves.
This has become a personal mission!
raising four children and despite growing up in a period of “Boys
go to college, girls go to work,” Musickant earned a bachelor’s
degree in Management on her 49th birthday. As she expanded her education,
Musickant, a consultant and trainer, conducted seminars and workshops
for government agencies, universities, colleges, small businesses,
and major corporations. She wrote The Leader’s Guide and Handbook
on Career Planning for Displaced Homemakers, which was published
by ERIC in 1983. She also penned Only You Can Do It: A Personal
Guide for Career Planning and Job Searching.
and her husband, Joseph Becker, share a positive lifestyle, including
a blended family of five children, lots of grandchildren, summers
in Wisconsin, and winters in Florida.