Q&A: A Day in the Life with Chronic Illness and Pain by a Fibro Spoonie

I’m writing this post as part of an evergreen linkup party by Sheryl of A Chronic Voice. I thought it was such a great way to try and articulate what daily life with fibro can be like. Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com In brief, illnesses and/or disabilities I have. Fibromyalgia, anxiety, depression, migraine and … Continue reading Q&A: A Day in the Life with Chronic Illness and Pain by a Fibro Spoonie

Escape to the Country – How might rural living impact on managing chronic pain?

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?

March Wanderings

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

What I’ve learned about living with fibro…from my dogs

One of the most positive aspects of my life with fibromyalgia is that fact that I now have two lovely dogs. I’d wanted a dog for many years pre-fibro, but my former fast-paced, hectic lifestyle wouldn’t have been conducive to dog ownership. Becoming a dog owner has been one of the best decisions I have … Continue reading What I’ve learned about living with fibro…from my dogs