Tag Archives: chronic pain

The Sittingwell Cushion – Firm Support For Your Back

Living with Fibromyalgia is challenging, the unrelenting pain can cause fatigue, depression and anxiety.  Both upper and lower back pain causes us intense discomfort, it can range from a dull, constant ache to a sudden, sharp pain and it is … Continue reading

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N:rem Sleep System – Float On Your Own Personal Cloud

Painsomnia has been an uninvited guest in my life for a few years now. Sometimes I would sit and cry in the middle of the night, in terrible pain, exhausted, and wishing for a few uninterrupted hours of sleep.  This … Continue reading

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8 Invaluable Lessons Fibromyalgia Taught Me

Being diagnosed with Fibromyalgia has changed my life. It’s easy to focus on all the negatives but today I’m focusing on the invaluable lessons Fibromyalgia taught me. Fibromyalgia taught me how to lean on other people. Asking for help is a … Continue reading

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The Benefits Of A Supportive Online Community For Those Who Live With Fibromyalgia

Each fibromyalgia diagnosis begins a unique journey, sometimes it’s a lonely one. If you have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia you may find comfort and strength through online support forums or groups, where you can discuss and share your feelings and … Continue reading

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9 Things I Loved In June

Today I’ve been reflecting on the month of June, it’s been a challenging month, my health has not been great – physically and mentally. I’ve seen a number of doctors and consultants, I’ve endured being prodded and poked and I’ve … Continue reading

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How To Make Positive Lifestyle Changes

Sometimes we get bogged down in our routines but how about making some changes or trying something you’ve always wanted to have a go at but kept putting off?  Why wait? It’s time to take the initiate and stop playing … Continue reading

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8 Things Not To Say To Someone With Fibromyalgia

When I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, the support of my friends was invaluable, but I also learned that there are 8 things you should never say to a fibro warrior. “I feel so sorry for you.” This implies that we are helpless victims. We … Continue reading

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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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Empowering Yourself To Make Change Happen

Recently, in my ‘Things I loved in May’ blog post I mentioned The Book of YOU http://amzn.to/29chkeq. This book promises to empower you to make change happen – one micro-action at a time because the small things really matter. During this … 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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