Alisa’s fibromyalgia story

This month I will be sharing Alisa's fibromyalgia story. Alisa story shows how strong of a person she is, her attitude and determination is inspiring.                                                             … Continue reading Alisa’s fibromyalgia story

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Mindfulness for pain

I went o the chronic pain clinic in London and was highly recommended this book by one of the specialists. I thought I would share it with you all, it is suspense to be brilliant. Look out for my book reviews on books about fibromyalgia and chronic pain. If you decide to give this book … Continue reading Mindfulness for pain

Rachael’s fibromyalgia story

This month I will be sharing Rachael's fibromyalgia story. Rachael story shows how strong of a person she is. I was 14 when I started experiencing symptoms. I had a cyst on my ovary and after that burst the trauma induced more heavy symptoms of my fibromyalgia. My first symptoms were tender aches and spasms … Continue reading Rachael’s fibromyalgia story

Almond and Parmesan courgette fries

These yummy fries are a great healthy alternative and are super easy to make. Ingredients    1 large courgette 2 eggs 110g  ground almonds 55mg parmesan cheese Salt Pepper Method  Preheat oven to 190 degrees and line baking tray with grease proof/baking paper. Cut courgettes up into sticks. In a bowl whisk up 2 eggs … Continue reading Almond and Parmesan courgette fries

5 essential oils that can help with fibromyalgia symptoms

There are a lot of essential oils that fibromyalgia sufferers user to help with their symptoms. All this information is from research and my personal use of essential oils. It is important to research how to use and apply these oils safely. Some oils will need to be diluted and may not be suitable for … Continue reading 5 essential oils that can help with fibromyalgia symptoms

My fitness goals

Exercise is important with fibromyalgia. No matter how little you do it may help with pain, attitude and depression. Not moving makes pain worse, well it does for me. My fitness goals are:                                         - Swimming … Continue reading My fitness goals

‘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

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