TW: I will be discussing weight gain, exercise and calories Having always felt like I have struggled with my weight. Being a chunky kid/teenager, slimming down a bit after puberty, gaining weight again sucked. I felt so crappy about myself. I hadn’t really weighed myself much leading up to getting ill so I can’t say … More Weight Gain with Fibro
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?
How quickly time flies when you are sick hey. Today marks a whole year since I became ill. This time last year I started my day as per usual. I wandered in to the city to meet Chloe for lunch and was overcome with dizziness, chest pains and tightness as well as shortness of breath. … More One Year Sick-aversity
Earlier this month Chloe and I travelled to Edinburgh for the first time to visit a friend, shout out Alicia – thank you for taking us to the best spots. Here is a quick run down of everywhere we stop for food on our 3 day trip Kicking it off we have August 21 coffee … More Eating Vegan In Edinburgh
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…
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
Very common symptoms of Fibro are tiredness and muscle pain making it a very difficult illness to get into a good workout routine with. But what helps fibro – working out! It is super important when you have a chronic illness to make sure your overall health is the best is can be – great … More Working Out When You Have Fibromyalgia
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?
As most of you know, I have teamed up with a few CBD companies to offer one lucky person a CBD bundle worth up to £170. CBD is something that I use everyday and I love to promote. I personally use CBD to ease some of the symptoms of my Fibromyalgia. I say ease because … More CBD Giveaway!