Presents I’d want for Valentine’s Day, Seriously.

I know, flowers & chocolates are classic. You cannot go wrong with either. And I have on my desk from last year a wee stuffed monkey that when you squeeze it whistles at you. It is there because I love it. But there are just some things I really, really want that are hard to … Continue reading Presents I’d want for Valentine’s Day, Seriously.

8 Things to know if your partner has a chronic illness

Did you know the divorce rate of chronic illness is 75%? Quite a bit higher than the national average. That is because having a chronic illness and being in a relationship with someone with a chronic illness causes a strain and stress. We have to find ways to cope with this as a couple. And … Continue reading 8 Things to know if your partner has a chronic illness

Our relationships and fibromyalgia

Musculoskeletal Care, November 21, 2012 of 40 multiple choice questions was posted online with the objective to poll a large sample of adults with fibromyalgia about the impact on their significant other, friends and children. Questions included were regarding their symptoms, their demographics, any comorbid mood conditions, the relationship impact (with Relationship Assessment Scale). There … Continue reading Our relationships and fibromyalgia