Monthly Archives: December 2009

Fibromyalgia and Aging: Hope for the new decade

” To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old”, Oliver Wendell Holmes As we age each new year brings hope of change in a positive direction. Less pain, less fatigue, … Continue reading

Posted in arthritis, brain fog, cold climates, economic concerns, family worries, Fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia and aging, flare-ups, french classes, mortality, PBS and brain research, quilting, young versus old | 6 Comments

Male caregiving for the spouse with fibromyalgia

“Caring is pivotal to keeping the human enterprise going, yet its function is invisible in the organization of our daily lives”, Sheila Neysmith This is my 50th blog and I have never yet discussed male caregivers! In my book I┬ádiscussed … Continue reading

Posted in caregiving as invisible work, caring work, exhaustion of caregiving, Fibromyalgia, guilt, invisible work of caregiving, men as caregivers, pain and fatigue, resentment of caregiving, support group for men | 19 Comments