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
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
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
I thought it only fair to stop taking CBD for a week or so to see if I really could claim it helped me. Having only begun taking when already ill. Just over 3 weeks ago, I stopped daily vaping 300mg of CBD. I wanted to see if the benefits I thought I was experiencing … More Three weeks off CBD – Does CBD really work?
Disclaimer – all opinions stated are my own and I have not been asked to express them. This month I was lucky enough to be sent a couple of products from HIIT like a girl – their racerback vest (rrp £21.99) and cut-off hoody (rrp £39.99). HIIT Like A Girl launched back in April this … More HIIT Like A Girl, Ethical Activewear