…the irony is stigma leads us to suffer in silence while we are judged by people who will also have a mother, father, sister, cousin, aunt, co worker… suffering as well.View More Saving theWorld…& Ourselves
My typical Saturday morning suffering is the cumulative effect of pushing my body to work a normal job like normal, healthy, non-fibromyalgia stricken people.View More Working with Fibromyalgia
Support and love at home, work and in the community is very important too, but oftentimes getting people to understand depression can be tricky and complicated, sometimes reinforcing the depth of isolation one feels.View More A Helping Hand
It is a battle living a normal life with fibromyalgia. And the battle is made no easier by those telling me my condition is imaginary.View More When it’s all in the Head…
Trudging through the day with fibromyalgia is laborious work. Don’t be fooled. Many sufferers might make it look all easy peasy because we don’t appear…View More Forgetting Fibromyalgia
…the true test that never fails, inarguably, is looking at how people make us feel. When you’re around someone who makes you feel like cow manure then stay awayView More The Real Me
As I stepped off the bus, with little warning, a storm of hail rained down on me. It was sudden and heavy, like someone had…View More Battling the Flu with Fibromyalgia
Living with fibromyalgia can often make life feel pointless.
So many of us have to find, or realise the things that give our individual lives meaning.
When I was growing up my Ma would always say ‘if you doh laugh you’ll cry.” What she meant was, in life you should always…View More The Funny Side of Fibro Fog
If depression is like being trapped in a dark, empty room all alone, then stigma is what keeps the sufferer locked in, just a doorknob away from the sunshine and from help and happiness.View More Ending the Stigma behind Depression