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

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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

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

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