Author Archives: Barbara Keddy

About Barbara Keddy

I am a Professor Emeritus, School of Nursing, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. My in Nursing while my MA. and Ph.D. are in Sociology. I am married, a mother and grandmother living on the east coast of Canada. I have personally lived with fibromyalgia for about 40 years. I published a book with iUniverse in 2007. This book detailed living with this condition and allowed the voices of twenty women who have fibromyalgia to tell their stories.

My new book!

The new book (iUniverse, publishing, 2022) is called Fibromyalgia: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Dis-ease. In many respects it is a sequel to the first about women and fibromyalgia (2007) but it is more inclusive and somewhat daringly presents theory about who is most likely to develop fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, PTSD and other invisible dis-eases. Causes, symptoms and ways to live a more fulfilling life with the daily challenges of this demon we called fibromyalgia are presented. It is also a personal journal and while subjective there are references which could help the reader understand how and why fibromyalgia develops.

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