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…

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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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…