Village Life Beckons Us with having Fibromyalgia

Village Life Beckons Us with having Fibromyalgia

As my regular readers will know, for the last four years since our wedding Michael and I have been living on the top floor of my parents house. Although we are grateful to have a roof over our heads, the situation is far from easy. Because of the steep stairs down I struggle to get […]

The Unpredictability of Fibromyalgia

The Unpredictability of Fibromyalgia

When it comes to discussing the effects of Fibromyalgia it seems natural to talk about symptoms and treatments. However, in this post I am going to focus on something, even harder to get your head around. The possibility that your personality might change. This is all part of the unpredictability of Fibromyalgia. The Psychology of […]

Fibromyalgia and Associated Symptoms

Fibromyalgia and Associated Symptoms

Fibromyalgia (often referred to as Fibro) is a complicated syndrome. It comprises some core symptoms that everyone who lives with the condition experiences. However, on top of these, there are those symptoms that effect a certain percentage of us. In this post I will focus on Fibromyalgia and the Associated Symptoms. The widely recognised key […]

What is Fibromyalgia? Who are Spoonies?

What is Fibromyalgia? Who are Spoonies?

So what is Fibromyalgia? and Who are Spoonies? I hear you ask. When Fibromyalgia (or Fibro, as people with the condition often shorten it to) first entered my life, I had only ever heard of one case of it, a friend’s father. Since I began living with and learning about the condition I have heard […]

Fibromyalgia have Emergency Spoonie Wisdom Tooth extraction

Fibromyalgia have Emergency Spoonie Wisdom Tooth extraction

So, if you follow me on social media you may be familiar with this event because I like to bring you along for the ride whatever I’m going through, sharing is caring after all. However, I thought it would be useful to document the experience of my wisdom tooth extraction as a spoonie. Both for […]

Fibromyalgia and Depression the Undeniable Relationship

Fibromyalgia and Depression the Undeniable Relationship

Depression is listed as one of the secondary symptoms of Fibromyalgia and it is fair to say that I have at times fallen victim to it.  However, I don’t think the Depression I have experienced is purely a side effect of the Fibro, but something I have lived with even before the Fibro reared its […]

Fibromyalgia in the United Kingdom Comprehensive Advice for your Living

Fibromyalgia in the United Kingdom Comprehensive Advice for your Living

Today I thought I would focus on living with Fibromyalgia in the UK. Discussing where to go for help and advice, who you might see on your journey to diagnosis and some facts and figures along the way. Facts It’s estimated that somewhere between 1.8 million and 2.9 million people in the UK have fibromyalgia.  […]

Changeable Weather and Fibromyalgia

Changeable Weather and Fibromyalgia

I am going to be very British and talk about the weather or more particularly the changeable weather. Be it global warming or natural shifts in the temperature (I am not qualified as a climate scientist and have no credentials to express my opinion) there has been some noticeably changeable weather recently. I have previously […]

A pandemic Way of life Living Strongly with Fibro

A pandemic Way of life Living Strongly with Fibro

Well, it has now been a month since I wrote the post A British Spoonie in the Time of Covid19. Like, I am sure, many of you I have been through a whole range of emotions since then. So I thought I would touch base with you again and let you know how I have […]