Hey my Lovelies, November is CRPS Awareness Month & the first Monday of November is dedicated to raising awareness for CPRS by wearing Orange … So I gladly wear my orange scarf for CRPS… but mainly because it’s cold, Brrr ❄ I’m just here, attempting to get this article typed as my entire body bursts into flames. Flames? […]
Family, F.R.I.E.N.D.S & Fibromyalgia I have many analogies for describing how it is to live with Fibromyalgia, for this post I would liken it to having a toxic friend that never leaves you in peace, leeches off of you and only has one sided benefits. This toxic friendship subsequently attempts to destroy all other relationships […]
I managed to draw this picture over the weekend, spare of the moment, but i’m happy with how my butterfly illustration turned out. On Friday afternoon I had gone out to the chemist to pick up some new medication and then visited a good friend after not seeing them in a long time. When I […]
There’s a saying, “You can’t pour from an empty cup”, a well known metaphor to highlight the absolute importance of self-care. When you’re having a flare up the last thing you think about is treating yourself, as the pain over rides everything and anything you have on your to-do list. Even getting up to go […]
Blog about what lessons we can learn from the characteristics of a sunflower, featuring a Sunflower drawing by Laura Spoonie. Helpful tips to take on board during July, summer 2018 to cope with chronic illness and mental heath, Fibromyalgia, depression.
Fibromyalgia Awareness Day – May 12th 2018 As May is Fibromyalgia Awareness Month I thought I’d write my first free verse poem. I wanted to write something where fellow chronic Illness sufferers could relate to and where someone that doesn’t know what it feels like to have Fibromyalgia can get an idea from […]