For the love of social media

Lots of people moan about social media. They moan about the self-indulgence, the over-sharing, the humble-bragging, the fake-living, and the lack of 'real' interaction. Once upon a time, I would have completely agreed with them but these days I find it positively wonderful. For the long distance loves  Sadly, not all of my friends and family [...]

15 things to do for a life less physical

It's the weekend and the sun is starting to shine. The nights are getting lighter and it's around this time I start to get that itchy Spring feeling in my bones. The one that says, come out to play! There is fun to be had! When you suffer from a chronic pain condition it can [...]

5 tips for travelling with fibromyalgia

Did I mention we're going on our honeymoon? Did I?! In four weeks time we'll be catching a plane to Vancouver and spending three weeks travelling across Canada, before spending a few days in New York and coming home. The last time R and I went on holiday for more than a week was five [...]

Fighting flares

Remember that awful flare of 2016 that hung around for 11 weeks and threatened to ruin my New Year's Eve wedding? Well, thankfully it didn't. It ended mid-December and unbelievably I have spent the first 10 weeks of 2017 flare-free. Last week changed things and I knew it was on its way; I felt the [...]