Making the most of bittersweet holidays – My top 7 Christmas (holiday) posts

HOW is it even Christmas already? Don’t bother answering that. You know how I feel about the holidays. Bittersweet time of year. I love to…

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I tried floatation therapy for the first time

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I agreed to try a floatation tank for the first time. Without knowing much about it, just seeing the tank with the soothing blue lighting gave me the feeling that the future was here and I was stepping into a science fiction novel.

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The season is changing so I’m flaring, send help!

As the autumn air ushers out the summer sun I,  like many of my friends around the world living with fibromyalgia reel from a flare…

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A night in the life of… an insomniac living with fibromyalgia

Monday 4 October 2021, 1.27am Luckily for me I don’t have work later today, because it is 1.27am and I am wide awake. I am…

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‘Thought I was going crazy’ – fibromyalgia patients on the impact of not being able to regulate their own body temperature

[Feature image: Yes that is me sweating like I’ve run a marathon. No I didn’t] People living with fibromyalgia have described how the often overlooked…

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Advocates excited but say more research needed after latest fibromyalgia research say it could be autoimmune

I welcome the new research (any research really, please) that suggests fibromyalgia may be “an autoimmune response that increases the activity of pain-sensing nerves throughout…

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Garlic tea for gastritis and acid reflux chest pain

I’ve suffered from severe gastritis and GORD related stomach pains since I was a child, and whenever medicine failed to provide relief, I knew there…

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