Two years ago I had planted sunflowers to feel closer to my Ma, who had green thumbs. She loved plants and had a plant nursery, when…View More Remembering my Ma
For most of my life I’ve felt alone and lonely. I never realised this was a thing, it’s just how I’ve always felt and I…View More I’ve been lonely all my life – Mental Health Awareness Week 2022
For Fibromyalgia Awareness Month I’d like to pay tribute to all our friends around the world battling with this invisible illness, suffering in silence, and…View More Top tips for the newly diagnosed with Fibromyalgia
After years of being suffering with relentless chest pains and other digestive symptoms that have largely gone undiagnosed, I’m finally closing in on an answer.…View More The road to diagnosing my chest pains and digestive issues
I wish there was an easy answer to this. For those of us who struggle, who want to leave, who don’t feel like we belong.View More Why do we stay?
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…View More Making the most of bittersweet holidays – My top 7 Christmas (holiday) posts
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.View More I tried floatation therapy for the first time
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…View More The season is changing so I’m flaring, send help!
To this day, when I’m feeling unwell or needing something nourishing, dhal remains my go-to soup. Aside from its rich protein contents, I love that it has turmeric which is great for pain and inflammation.View More Dhal (the Trinidadian way)
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…View More A night in the life of… an insomniac living with fibromyalgia