Now these two words you wouldn’t expect to go together but they do, hand in hand. The more you improve your fitness level the better you can manage your symptoms. I have always been an averagly active person, I am a member of the gym, lift weights, do a little cardio. You know the drill … More Fitness and Fibro
As some of you may know, I have been suffering from a rapid heart rate (it has been up to 160bmp) along with chest pains and dizziness for the past 11 months. It has been such a long road to getting this figured out and I’m still not there. A few months ago I was … More Rapid heart rate, chest tightness and dizziness, could it be POTS?
This is such an odd topic and one I feel isn’t discussed enough. The guilt and shame that comes with being chronically ill. From having zero control over how you feel or curing your illness. But also the guilt that comes from not being as affected as others that have the same condition. When I … More I’m not ill enough, the guilt…
What a year this has been. Probably one of the hardest I have been through in a while. It’s had huge highs and huge lows. I became unwell and was taken to A+E. After a long 6 months of not knowing, I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. This left me with a lot of uncertainty regarding … More 2019, what a year. Thank you and goodbye
One of my first fears after getting ill was whether it would change how I travelled. Chloe and I love exploring new cities on long weekend breaks and I didn’t want my illness to ruin that. But all I could think about was how tired I would probably be, or how much my hip would … More Travelling with Fibromyalgia
Vitamins, probably not something you have thought about checking the label on to make sure they are suitable for vegans. Here are a few hidden things in vitamins making some not suitable: Bonemeal; animal bones Cysteine; animal derived. Fish oil Gelatine; animal bones Lactose; sugar from mammals milk Glucosamine; made from shellfish Plus loads more … More Did you know not all vitamins are suitable for vegans?
When I first became ill, I always expected to recover. To get back to how I used to be. But that just never happened. After months of feeling dizzy, having chest pains, aching joints and shooting pains, I have come to realise that this is my new normal. What I used to know as my … More Is this my new normal?
It’s official, after 6 months of being unwell and various tests and specialists later. I have fibromyalgia or chronic pain syndrome. This sucks! Let’s start with what is Fibromyalgia? It is a long term chronic condition that causes widespread pain all over the body. Other symptoms also include; Sleep difficulties Extreme tiredness Muscle stiffness Problems … More Fibro-fucking-myalgia
Benefits of CBD … More Why CBD and what to expect?
CBD infused low alcohol beer … More Beer, CBD Beer