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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Eating regularly

I know sometimes when you are  feeling ill and in pain you do not really feel like eating or don't have the energy to. But it is very important to maintain your energy levels. Having five small meals a day can help maintain your energy levels. If you wanted to you could have two of … Continue reading Eating regularly

Home made onion bhaji and riata (Gluten free)

These onion barhjis are so tasty and are easy to make. Not my healthiest recipe but a good alternative to a takeaway, plus they are gluten free.  Recipe makes about 10 onion barhjis.                 Onion barhji                                 … Continue reading Home made onion bhaji and riata (Gluten free)

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

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

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