I’ve really enjoyed reading recent blog posts from other spoonies, sharing both wellness tips as well as how they are setting themselves up for 2022, but I just haven't yet been able to set out my intentions for the year. Photo by Negative Space on Pexels.com Last week, I did sit down with my brand … Continue reading Why I’m looking back before looking forward in 2022
With the holiday season just around the corner, many of us may be undertaking car journeys, whether that’s to visit family, go Christmas shopping or attend a social function. I often find car journeys really uncomfortable and my pain levels tend to soar during and after car travel. With that in mind, here are some … Continue reading 5 Tips for Travelling by Car when you have Fibro
The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (which ran from 10th to 16th May) was ‘Connecting with Nature’. It’s something that’s been massively important to me over the years and, as I’ve written about before on this blog, spending time in nature is a big part of managing both the fibromyalgia pain (gentle … Continue reading Out and About in May
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com During the seemingly never ending Covid lock-down, one of the news articles that’s stuck in my mind reported a huge spike in interest in moving to the countrysidei. The BBC cited figures that across the UK, there had been a 126% increase in enquiries about buying a home in a … Continue reading Escape to the Country – How might rural living impact on managing chronic pain?
Since being diagnosed with fibromyalgia, the pace of my life has slowed considerably. But I don’t feel that that’s necessarily a bad thing, as it has given me the chance to immerse myself in nature on daily walks. I’d never have been able to do this pre-fibro as I was always too busy dashing here, … Continue reading March Wanderings
Gardening might be an activity that you’d consider to be out of the question if you live with fibromyalgia. But it can be a very rewarding hobby, especially when you see your garden growing as a direct result of the work you have put in. With a bit of planning, it can easily be enjoyed, … Continue reading Gardening and Fibromyalgia