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Fibromyalgia and chronic pain patients in for battle over painkillers

For those of us who were diagnosed with fibromyalgia during that time when doctors knew little of it and said things like, “it’s all in your head,” or ‘just be thankful you’re not dying of cancer” like that New York City doctor once said to me, this will be reminiscent of those dark periods of when we were prescribed antidepressants and daily exercise and sent on our way.

How painting mindfully is helping me to cope during tough times

*I received a paint by numbers kit in exchange for an honest review* Last week, on the morning of my 35th birthday, my beloved grandmum who raised me had a stroke. The devastating news has been crippling. I had already been struggling, as many people through the imposed coronavirus lockdown. Ongoing flare

How not to lose your mind during the Coronavirus pandemic

The Coronavirus is testing more than our resilience. It’s trying our humanity. My generation and many younger ones would not have experienced anything like it in our lifetime. Understandably, people are panicked. I’ve had friends from all around the world getting in touch to say they’re anxious, they’re scared or worried; They’re struggling

Creamy cauliflower vegetable bake

This rich, creamy, delectable cauliflower vegetable bake will have you licking your spoons and craving for more! It's filled with lots of wonderful vegetables like aubergine, spinach, mushrooms, and of course, cauliflower (which people seem to either love or hate). But I promise you, you won't regret trying this! I have

My disability exists even if you can’t see it


Understand that just because you can’t see a disability, it doesn’t mean it’s not there. Just because someone looks well on the outside, doesn’t mean that they are. Just because they’re working doesn’t mean it’s not ‘that’ bad. You don’t know the sacrifices and efforts people make to get through the day.