Fibromyalgia – the misunderstood condition


** Warning: contains discussion about a medical condition and descriptions of pain **  What is fibromyalgia? Why is it misunderstood? Fibromyalgia is a whole-body condition that falls under the umbrella of auto-immune disease, affecting muscles, tendons, ligaments and other ‘soft’ tissues in the body. It’s a largely misunderstood condition and I know even just from …

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Attack of the Fibro


I have had a spell of relative wellness with my fibromyalgia which has lasted about two weeks or so, which is great news, and apart from a 3 day migraine last week, I have enjoyed the freedoms that reduced pain, improved movement, and a general upturn in my outlook during it. But, before you go …

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Blue Monday


Today has been labelled "Blue Monday" by many on social media and in the press. The term was coined by self-appointed "happiness guru" Dr Arnall in 2005 and is based on a number of factors: And this year, that equation works out as today. I personally don't believe it, because it all depends on the …

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Do You Believe In Angels?


No, not the new-age "fairy creatures with wings who spread pixie dust" type belief in angels, but the real honest to God people who are placed next to you in times of crisis? Let me share a story with you and maybe it will help you decide. My daughter Emma was referred to the hospital …

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