For many of us, life changes when we are diagnosed with a chronic illness. Changes could be related to our career, finances or how we spend our leisure time. No matter what the change is, dealing with it and learning to let go can create difficult feelings, especially if we have to stop doing something … Continue reading How to let go when you’ve been diagnosed with a chronic illness
First of all, Happy New Year to everyone! As always, I am glad to be taking part in the monthly writing prompts on A Chronic Voice. The prompts this month are as follows: Summarising Crossing Moving Rebuilding Expecting Summarising I ended 2022 with my customary look back at what went well, what didn’t go so … Continue reading A Chronic Voice Writing Prompts – January 2023
Photo by Ketut Subiyanto on Pexels.com It’s the time of year when the media is awash with ideas on new year’s resolutions, goals and how to do and be better in 2023. But it can be hard to feel inspired to work towards much of anything when you have a chronic illness. Days can blend … Continue reading How to find Inspiration when you live with Chronic Illness
Once again, I am delighted to be joining in with Sheryl's monthly writing prompts over at A Chronic Voice. This month, the prompts that Sheryl gave us were as follows: Closing As 2022 draws to a close, I will be following a process outlined in a book I have had for years called “Your Best … Continue reading A Chronic Voice Writing Prompts December 2022
An autumnal, post-Covid, mood boosting walk at the Wellington Monument, Somerset.
So happy to be joining in with the November writing prompts over at A Chronic Voice and thanks, as always, to Sheryl for all she does for the chronic illness community. The prompts this month are as follows: Finishing Fatiguing Easing Comforting Wishing Photo by Anna Shvets on Pexels.com Finishing – I’d managed to avoid … Continue reading A Chronic Voice Writing Prompts – November 2022
I was delighted when Sheryl from "A Chronic Voice" sent out the October Writing Prompts , as it had been a while since the last one and I know that Sheryl has been going through a lot this year. I love participating in these linkups, reading about other people all over the globe who are … Continue reading A Chronic Voice – October 2022 Writing Prompts
As we approach September, with just over 4 months of 2022 left, it's the perfect time to review your goals - this post examines why
For many of us, summer can be difficult when you live with fibromyalgia, as symptoms can worsen. Discover how to make life more comfortable when the weather heats up.
My experience of open water swimming with fibromyalgia - both positive and some areas to watch out for. Why open water swimming is a beneficial form of exercise, especially for those of us with chronic illness.