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

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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

Temperature change and fibromyalgia

People with fibromyalgia can be sensitive to temperature changes. These temperature changes can cause flare ups and discomfort. Are you somebody that in heat feels like they are constantly burning up? , or are you somebody who just cant keep warm in the winter?, or do you suffer from both? Personally I suffer when the … Continue reading Temperature change and fibromyalgia

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

Rebecca’s fibromyalgia story

This month I will be sharing Rebecca's fibromyalgia story. Rebecca has a positive attitude and I hope her story can inspire others. Hi there I'm not generally in the habit of sharing my personal journey but as you are trying to spread positivity I thought I would let you know how Fibromyalgia has affected me. … Continue reading Rebecca’s fibromyalgia story

Making extra money whilst not working, due to chronic illness.

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.

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

‘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