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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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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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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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What would you put in your Fibromyalgia cuddle basket?

This week has been a challenging one – I’ve been physically, emotionally and mentally drained. My pain levels were high, my fatigue severe and I could only focus on my flaws.  I lost my ability to smile.  Talking to friends … Continue reading

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8 techniques to help you cope with severe Fibromyalgia pain

This week I experienced the worst pain I’ve ever felt in my life.  I felt like my stomach was being sliced open, my ribs were being pulled apart and my right shoulder was being stabbed repeatedly. I cried, prayed and … Continue reading

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My interview about life with Fibromyalgia

I am continuing to raise awareness about life with the chronic pain disorder Fibromyalgia. Check out my interview with the wonderful writer Steph at http://stephwenburg.com/2015/09/28/interview-with-claire/ Let’s make Fibromyalgia a visible illness! Keep smiling 🙂 Claire x

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Raising awareness about Fibromyalgia

I blog about living with the chronic pain condition Fibromyalgia. I try to raise awareness about this often misunderstood and underfunded invisible illness.  Recently the lovely Annette from the website The Fibronaut published one of my blog posts: Strategies for … Continue reading

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The Liebster blog award :)

I’ve been nominated for the Liebster blog award 🙂 It is an award that bloggers give to other bloggers; it’s a way of saying I love what you’re doing. Thank you so much Steph http://stephwenburg.com/ for nominating me.  I’m overjoyed … Continue reading

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Cheese and bacon loaf

I have a bread maker and it’s brilliant for someone who has Fibromyalgia and can’t knead the dough for long as it’s too painful. I use it at least twice a week to make loaves of bread –  anything from a … Continue reading

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A proud moment :)

I was asked to write a feature article for another blogger, a lovely lady called Faith, who also shares my positive approach to life. Hello beautiful people  Being diagnosed this year with the chronic pain condition Fibromyalgia was scary.  I … Continue reading

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