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Trialling the N:rem system for better sleep

Perhaps this system’s biggest selling point is that it’s tailored to individual needs. The tablets can be shifted around in relation to one’s pain needs – a heaven-sent if one lives with an unpredictable chronic pain condition like fibromyalgia (fms)

So soo tired…

I’m so sorry that lately my blog posts have been fewer and fewer. I’ve been soo knackered. You know, the fatigue of fibromyalgia. While some struggle more with the pain, the chronic exhaustion is my worse symptom. Then of course the insomnia doesn’t help that. No wonder my brains have been acting

Ramblings on a fibromyalgia flare

I may need a walking stick, again. I am not happy about this but some days the pain in my feet is unbearable. Whenever I get caught off guard by the fiery stabs striking my feet I risk falling over. Living with an invisible illness is hard as it is. My visually

Six Common Fibromyalgia Myths

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS TRUE? (A) NESSIE IS REAL (B) FIBROMYALGIA IS REAL * Alarming doesn't quite sum up some of the myths  people have about fibromyalgia - a condition that affects possibly 3-6 % of the world's population. I assure you, it is real. The pain is real. The debilitating chronic exhaustion is

The Dark Side

‘Welcome to the dark side’ is what my friend at work (right behind me) says to me when I pop around her ‘side’ of the office, demarcated only by a glass wall. It’s a joke of course but what Lucy doesn’t know is that I already live on the dark side. Living

Sleepless Beauty & the Beast

The hands on the clock ticked away dutifully. The seconds turned to minutes, and the minutes turned to hours. Yet, I was still there squeezing my eyes shut like it would trick my body into falling asleep. Grrr... I’m exhausted and annoyed. No sleep, and I have work in the morning. It’s challenging enough