Life of a Self-Employed Fibro-Warrior

Advice and insight into living with chronic pain.
A New Era of Rolling with the Glen

A New Era of Rolling with the Glen

Team, we’ve only gone and done it! If you're reading this, it's because you've found your way to my brand-new website, and I honestly couldn't be happier to have you here. It's been a long time coming, and a lot of hard work has been going on behind the scenes, but...

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How Horse Riding Improves Posture

How Horse Riding Improves Posture

Rediscovering my love of horse riding has taught me many things. Firstly, it’s taught me that just because I live with chronic pain conditions doesn’t mean I can’t take up and enjoy physical hobbies. Secondly, horses are good for the soul. Thirdly, riding regularly...

Is your posture impacting your chronic pain condition?

Is your posture impacting your chronic pain condition?

Are you sitting up straight? Is your head back? Shoulders down? Is your weight distributed evenly?  It's a lot to think about, isn't it? Posture is an integral part of our overall health and well-being, but it's often overlooked and replaced by habitual movement and...

What is the alexander technique?

What is the alexander technique?

The Alexander Technique. Sounds impressive, but what does it mean? If you've come across the Alexander Technique while researching chronic pain, your symptoms or conditions, you may have guessed it has something to do with the way your body works. And it does! But...

A chronic pain Christmas: managing the festive season

A chronic pain Christmas: managing the festive season

‘Tis the season to… panic about how on earth you’re going to manage Christmas this year while living with chronic pain. There’s the prep to think about, the wrapping, the decorating, the cooking, the slapping a smile on your face and pretending you’re fine so you...

BEMER® and the brain: dementia

BEMER® and the brain: dementia

BEMER® therapy is beneficial for the body, but did you know it’s also making waves where the brain is concerned? A recent case study suggests that regular BEMER® Therapy sessions could help improve or delay symptoms of neurological conditions like dementia. Acting as...

How I stay active as a fibro warrior

How I stay active as a fibro warrior

I get it. Physical activity is the last thing on your mind when you're struggling with fibromyalgia-induced pain and fatigue. All you want to do is curl up in a ball and sleep. I've been there. But, as someone who has struggled with fibromyalgia for years, I can't...

BEMER® sleep study blog

BEMER® sleep study blog

New BEMER® Therapy Study Reveals Sleep Benefits A recent study has revealed that BEMER® Therapy could have a positive impact on sleep, increasing the efficiency of healing, repair and regeneration carried out in the different sleep stages. The study focused on a group...

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BEMER® sleep study blog

BEMER® sleep study blog

New BEMER® Therapy Study Reveals Sleep Benefits A recent study has revealed that BEMER® Therapy could have a positive impact on sleep, increasing the efficiency of healing, repair and regeneration carried out in the different sleep stages. The study focused on a group...

Is CBD right for me?

Is CBD right for me?

If you’ve been living with chronic pain for a while, CBD is most probably on your radar. It’s fast becoming a popular addition to chronic pain management strategies and some who have tried it report a boost in overall well-being and improvements in chronic pain...

Haemorrhoids – a real pain in the ass!

Haemorrhoids – a real pain in the ass!

I apologise for the title of this piece, but I truly feel there is no better way to describe this delightful little condition. It's painful, it's stressful and a massive inconvenience all round. Walking becomes painful, as does sitting, exercising feels like a no-go...

Does CBD have side effects?

Does CBD have side effects?

Does CBD have Side Effects? You've heard a lot about CBD. It's all the rage when it comes to skincare, and it's making waves in the medical world where conditions like arthritis, fibromyalgia and migraines are concerned. You want to give it a go to help you manage...

I have chronic pain and i’m not afraid to say it!

I have chronic pain and i’m not afraid to say it!

I have Chronic Pain and I’m Not Afraid to Say It: Dealing with Shame and Stigma If you suffer from a chronic pain condition, chances are you’ve had to fend off some pretty judgemental comments at times. ‘You don’t look sick.’  ‘How does that stop you going to work?’ ...