Why Online Wellness Is The Way Forward – Fibro Wellness

Taking Ownership For Your Own Health & Wellness ….and why I chose to share my online wellness strategies. Back in 1989 when my Fibro symptoms first showed themselves, I was given loads of conflicting advice from doctors. They had no idea of what I was battling on a day to Continue Reading

Taking Care Of Your Brain and Your Emotional Health – Fibro Mind

Health Check for Your Brain & Emotional Mind As we mark World Mental Health Day, I got thinking about how our physical condition impacts on our mental state. Our feelings of frustration, anxiety and anger all come from our emotional mind as opposed to our physical body. I am preaching Continue Reading

Going “Gaga” for Fibromyalgia & Raising Awareness – Lady Gaga Fibro

Lady Gaga “comes out” as a Fibro Fighter Have you noticed the media frenzy this past week? Fibromyalgia is trendy!! Lady Gaga declared on her Twitter feed that she too, battles with Fibromyalgia. As she opened up about her chronic pain, her cancelled tour dates and stay in hospital; social Continue Reading

Fibromyalgia. Fighting The Battles & Winning The War! – Fibro Fighter

Every day is a battle but who is winning the war? Since I began Fibro Warrior, I have often been asked how do I manage to focus on the positives whilst battling Fibromyalgia? The answer to that is what are the alternatives? I guess I have two choices but only one Continue Reading

Pain Is So Much More Than Physical… – Fibro Pain

Where do you feel your pain? It’s so much more than physical – you know it!!! According to the Oxford Dictionary, the number one meaning for the word pain is “Highly unpleasant physical sensation caused by illness or injury.” For those of us who battle with chronic pain, we can Continue Reading

Explaining Fibromyalgia to Family & Friends

….it’s not that easy! When it comes to Explaining Fibromyalgia to Family & Friends, it’s a tough one. It isn’t something that comes easily to them or even to you for that matter. No matter how long you have battled with the condition, the reality is that you will always Continue Reading

Why Staying in Your Comfort Zone Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be – Fibro Warrior

Who doesn’t love their comfort zone? You know the place; where it’s all cosy, warm, snuggly and safe, very safe! When you are battling a chronic condition, our comfort zone is our sanctuary. It is the place where we know our limitations. We recognise our abilities, so don’t really have Continue Reading

Fibro Warrior? That’s What We’ll Become

Fate whispers to the warrior, “you cannot withstand the storm.” And the warrior whispers back “I am the storm.” ~ unknown I love this “warrior” quote and have referred back to it many times throughout my battles with chronic pain. It is the defiance of answering fate back that most Continue Reading