A couple of months ago, I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. The nurse I’ve been seeing asked if I would like to see a nutritionist to help get my head round dietary changes and I jumped at the chance. Combining diabetes-friendly food with gluten free food can[…]

If you’ve read this blog before, you might know that I have Fibromyalgia, amongst other things. I was diagnosed 22 years ago and in the intervening time, I got off easy I think. After a difficult couple of years, I was able to live my life almost as[…]

I read this article tonight, and it made so much sense to me. In that, it put into perspective a few of the things I deal with every day and have been dealing with so long that I even forget it’s down to Fibromyalgia and that many of[…]

I talked in my last post the odd dreams I have thanks to Fibromyalgia. After reading this article today, I decided to write a bit more about my experience of having FM, at least from a medical point of view. When I went to university in 1992, I[…]

I had hoped this flare up of fibromyalgia would be short-lived, but that doesn’t seem to the case so far, so last week I went to see my doctor to ask about treatments. I was hoping they had progressed since the last time I had a big flare[…]

Loneliness is marked by a sense of isolation. Solitude, on the other hand, is a state of being alone without being lonely… Do you like solitude? Even as a child, I needed time alone on a regular basis, and would feel tense if I didn’t get that solitude[…]