Category Archives: Chronic pain

6 Cards People With Fibromyalgia Would Love To Receive

Does your friend or loved one have fibromyalgia? There are 6 cards that they would love to receive from you. 6 cards people with fibromyalgia would love to receive: I’m sorry you are going through a fibro flare, I promise … Continue reading

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How To Support A Friend With Fibromyalgia

If someone you love has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, you might feel helpless, but you don’t have to be.  Friends play an essential role in helping those who live with a chronic illness. It’s important that people with fibromyalgia feel … Continue reading

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10 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through Difficult Times

When life is tough we sometimes need to take time out to take care of ourselves, to recover and heal, but we must try to get up again and not let the pain of the present make us feel hopeless.  We … Continue reading

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A Prescription For Self-care

At the moment I’m going through a challenging time – I’m in a lot of pain from my Fibromyalgia and I’m physically, emotionally and mentally exhausted.  I need to prioritise self-care. I struggle to do this – it’s easy to … Continue reading

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5 ways to maintain a positive attitude

Recently I’ve flirted with pessimism.  I lost my smile for a while – stress, lack of sleep, Fibromyalgia pain and fatigue. The truth is, living with Fibromyalgia is tough, being in constant pain and trying to keep going and making … Continue reading

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Making Positive Lifestyle Changes

The New Year is upon us and I am indulging in retrospection and re-evaluating the past year. I’m really pleased with what I’ve accomplished in my first 8 months of blogging. I have really enjoyed it, I’ve spoken to so … Continue reading

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A message of hope to chronic pain fighters

Today’s guest post has been written by my friend Lyn.  She has chronic back pain due to a stretched nerve in her lower back and slight scoliosis. She decided to write this letter as it’s Christmas and she wanted to … Continue reading

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How to turn your bedroom into a sleep sanctuary…

I’m an insomniac and having Fibromyalgia has made this worse as it is difficult to sleep when I’m in pain.  I have spent many nights dreading going to bed as I knew that I would be tossing and turning, and then feeling … Continue reading

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5 top tips for new bloggers

Wow! I’ve already been blogging for 6 months.  When I started I hoped a few friends and family would read my blog. I also wished others with Fibromyalgia would also visit and read as I write about life with chronic … Continue reading

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