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

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

Why it is important to stretch

It is important to stretch with fibromyalgia. It is said that stretching can help with fibromyalgia pain, because stretching boosts circulation and eases the muscle stiffness and tenderness caused by fibromyalgia. It is important to start off small and stop when it hurts. You can stretch any time of the day it is good to stretch when … Continue reading Why it is important to stretch

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

Fibromyalgia and swimming.

I strongly recommend swimming for fibromyalgia sufferers. I know exercise can be hard for those with fibromyalgia, but swimming does not put your joints under stress. Swimming also offers resistance, which can strengthen the muscles. It's best to pace yourself and increase your swimming time slowly. If you can't swim that is ok, you could … Continue reading Fibromyalgia and swimming.

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

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