Fibro Blogs, Fibromyalgia

My Experience of the Access Card

The access card is a card you can apply for if you are living with a disability. It can be used to prove disability and receive assistance without having to bring loads of documentation. It comes with different symbols depending on your access needs. I use mine for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome and find… Continue reading My Experience of the Access Card


Staying Strong during Isolation

It is a trying time for everyone in the world right now with the COVID-19 pandemic. The majority of the world is on lockdown. You would think the chronically ill would be great at isolating themselves, since that is what we do in normal circumstances. The problem is, when we are feeling well enough we… Continue reading Staying Strong during Isolation


My Fibro Life

For Fibromyalgia Awareness Day on 12th May, I'm raising awareness by sharing my fibro story up to this point. I have been blogging about my experience with chronic illness and particularly fibromyalgia since July 2018 and ironically this is also my 100th post, so a good time to reflect on my fibro life. Fibromyalgia is… Continue reading My Fibro Life


Opening Up to Someone Else is Helping Me be more Honest with Myself

I recently had some unexpected good news at work and it caught me so unawares that I cried in happiness. My manager is quite new to the role and I didn't know if she had been told much at all about my health. I've been fairly secretive about it, only revealing little snippets of my… Continue reading Opening Up to Someone Else is Helping Me be more Honest with Myself

Fibromyalgia Poems


Friends are so important They are there to listen To comfort you When you are feeling down They can brighten the worst day Help you through it Distract you from yourself And make you laugh They help you smile When you don't think you can Wipe your tears away And tell you you're strong Thanks… Continue reading Friends