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
Chronic pain sufferers who can not work due to their condition, may find themselves struggling when it comes to their finances. Here's a few thing you can do to make some extra cash at home. … Continue reading Making extra money whilst not working, due to chronic illness.
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
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
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
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
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