Thursday, February 17, 2011

And no gender is spared.... 

While you might not hear much about it, men can and DO get fibromyalgia. I found this blog entry particularly striking. Courtesy of that ever-so-handy fibromyalgia Facebook page:

My Fibro Story: "The Golden Boy" by Ben Ryan

I wonder if it is more difficult for a man than a woman? Men are conditioned to be tough and not admit pain, but women often stretch themselves way too thin because they think they need to be all things to all people. I guess neither scenario is ideal.

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