Are aqua classes good for chronic pain?

I don't like water and I'm not a huge fan of swimming. I can swim, but I'm not a strong swimmer and I don't hold my breath under water or anything. I don't even like my head being under water.  But will aqua classes help with my pain? Your head doesn't go under water in [...]

The ups and downs of me week

Life with chronic pain: the ups and downs of my week

Everyone has their ups and downs. I don't know why, but I've noticed this a lot more this last week, so I thought I'd do a quick blog post on it. The UpsEvery day I write down something to go in my happy box - something positive from the day to remember and look back [...]

Breathtaking rooftop views of Venice

My Italy holiday: Part 2

The day after I published Part 1 of my Italy holiday, our time in Rome took a dramatic turn for the worst. We found out that our return flight with Monarch airlines was cancelled because they went in to administration. It’s a weird feeling to know you’re stranded in another country. I didn’t know when [...]

My Italy holiday: Part 1

This week is very exciting as I am going on holiday to Italy. I want to take this opportunity to talk about what it is like to travel when you suffer with chronic pain. But before I start, I want to apologise to anyone who read my last blog and is expecting this post to be [...]