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Tips for going on holiday when you have chronic pain

Some people probably assume that when you have chronic pain, you can’t go on holiday. It can be difficult stepping outside your comfort zone and your safe environment of home, but there are often things that you can do to help make it easier. Here are my top tips for going on holiday to help … Continue reading Tips for going on holiday when you have chronic pain

Please vote! I’ve been nominated for Most Informative (Original Content) Blogger 2018 – and I’m so happy about it

As I'm still a fairly new blogger, I'm amazed and so honoured to be nominated in the category "Most Informative (Original Content) Blogger" at the Bloggers Bash Awards 2018. And I would love it if you would vote for me by clicking here. Voting is simple, it literally takes a few seconds, and there is … Continue reading Please vote! I’ve been nominated for Most Informative (Original Content) Blogger 2018 – and I’m so happy about it

I’m back from my blogging break – so much has happened!

I'm back from my blogging break and so much has happened in these past few weeks. Although I was reluctant to stop posting on my blog, I felt I needed time to get some posts written and get ahead with my blogging schedule. Having chronic pain and keeping up with my blog can be very … Continue reading I’m back from my blogging break – so much has happened!

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Surprising symptoms of chronic pain: anxiety

This post contains some affiliate links to the products that I use and recommend. See my disclosure page for more details.People who suffer with chronic pain often have other symptoms than just the pain. A lot of this can depend on the cause and source of pain, but there are some common symptoms that people … Continue reading Surprising symptoms of chronic pain: anxiety

My workout journey: what I’m doing to help my chronic pain

A few blog posts back I wrote about why I'm having to join the gym to help with my neck pain. It seems to have been a long time coming, but after several months of what feels like wasted gym membership fees, numerous conversations about what I should and shouldn't be doing, and having the … Continue reading My workout journey: what I’m doing to help my chronic pain

I’m so impressed with this heat pack: ClickHeat product review

This post contains affiliate links, though I am not affiliated with ClickHeat. I've always been a fan of heat to help with pain. I don't understand the science behind it but a hot water bottle has always worked wonders for my endometriosis pain. I've tried numerous types of packs for my neck pain but my … Continue reading I’m so impressed with this heat pack: ClickHeat product review

Chronic pain and socialising: the things my friends and family don’t know

Socialising when you have chronic pain can be a bit of a struggle. Recently I've been to a work's lunch 'do', spent time with my family, and to a wedding. It's really got me thinking about the whats and whys of coping with my pain when with family and friends. Like I mentioned in a previous blog … Continue reading Chronic pain and socialising: the things my friends and family don’t know

Why we must not let chronic pain stop us doing things we enjoy

Having chronic pain can stop us doing the things we enjoy and love to do. I went through a real bad patch a few years ago when I said no to doing things with my partner and my friends. This affected my happiness, my relationship, and ultimately my mental health. I had no life and … Continue reading Why we must not let chronic pain stop us doing things we enjoy