‘Fibromyalgia isn’t a disability ‘. Failing my health assessment

So after waiting 7 months for the outcome of having a health assessment I have been told I've failed it. The reasons are laughable apparently because I'm able to walk and as I bake cakes I do not have a disability. Granted I'm a lot more mobile than others with fibromyalgia, but currently I am unable … Continue reading ‘Fibromyalgia isn’t a disability ‘. Failing my health assessment

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Gluten free oat and peanutbutter cookies

These oat and peanutbutter gluten free cookies are delicious and you only need 4 ingredients, so easy to make! Ingredients:                                                                 -100mg of gluten … Continue reading Gluten free oat and peanutbutter cookies

Pressure points

When being diagnosed with fibromyalgia the doctor will test your pressure points. If you have fibro you would know that prodding these points can really hurt. My main pressure points that bother me the most are my elbows. If I push my elbows in a certain place it hurts, obviously I don't sit there poking … Continue reading Pressure points

Fake it till you make it

I have been applying this saying lately, if I'm feeling down or having a bad fibro day I say I'm fine to myself.  I remind myself things will get better. A positive attitude makes me feel better within myself. Writing down or even making a mood board of what you want in life and what … Continue reading Fake it till you make it

Anxiety and fibromyalgia

It is important to get your anxiety under  control as anxiety can cause hypersensitive. Hypersensitivity is when your mind and body are more tuned into physical symptoms you are experiencing. Therefore you may find that your symptoms become worse. You may experience increased  pain, fatigue, tingling and any other symptoms you experience with fibromyalgia. Panic … Continue reading Anxiety and fibromyalgia

What if I can do it

All this time I've had fibromyalgia I had the attitude I can't do that. But I thought what if I can. I've said to myself I can't lose weight because I can't move, well I did I lost two stone and got up moving. I said I can't get out of bed, well I do … Continue reading What if I can do it

Why some people with fibromyalgia can’t work

Many people don't understand why some people with fibromyalgia can't work. To some we look perfectly fine, so why can't we work? Why can't we work through the pain? Why can't we take some pain killers and just have some caffeine to perk us up ? We have ok days so why can't we just … Continue reading Why some people with fibromyalgia can’t work

Gluten free avocado high protein brownies

These gluten free avocado brownies are a healthier alternative and are delicious and full of protein.                       Ingredients: - One avocado                                             -One teaspoon … Continue reading Gluten free avocado high protein brownies

How to support people with fibromyalgia

People with fibromyalgia really need support from their loved ones and peers. Being supportive can really make a difference is how someone with fibromyalgia feels. Not supporting someone can make them feel like they have no one to turn to, that no one believes them and that they are useless . Firstly letting the person … Continue reading How to support people with fibromyalgia

My symptoms and how I try to manage them

These are the main symptoms that I experience with my fibromyalgia.                 - Wide spread pain. I get up and walk around for a bit I find once I've got going the pain seems to ease. Laying about makes it worse for me.           … Continue reading My symptoms and how I try to manage them