My friend came up with a really good idea of seeing what it is like to live with someone else's pain - so that's exactly what we did. We called it Spoonie Swap and spent the day doing the things that each other did to cope with their chronic pain. Read Part 1 of the … Continue reading Spoonie Swap Part 2: A day living with someone else’s pain
My friend came up with a really good idea of seeing what it is like to live with someone else's pain - so that's exactly what we did. We called it Spoonie Swap and spent the day doing the things that each other did to cope with their chronic pain. Read Part 2 of Spoonie … Continue reading Spoonie Swap Part 1: A day living with someone else’s pain
I'm sure you've all heard about pacing when it comes to managing your chronic pain. But what exactly is pacing? How do you do it? And why is it important? This post will tell you everything you need know. Today's post is a Guest Post from Brandon at Elevation Process. I was given free access … Continue reading The what, hows, and whys of pacing when you have chronic pain
I've recently suffered from shoulder pain and it was so uncomfortable and extremely painful. It felt like every movement I did triggered the pain; I could not get comfy or free of the pain at all. I was encouraged to do some stretches and exercise which really helped. This is a partnered post but I … Continue reading Chronic shoulder pain and what you can do about it
I don't often talk about about endometriosis on my blog. I've mentioned a few times that I have it, but I've never actually done a blog post about it. This is partly because I find it hard to talk about, but also because I've been on treatment for the last 2 years which has really … Continue reading Finally something is being done to help women with endometriosis
I've written my first ever ebook. It's called An A-Z of Chronic Pain and I wrote it to help you. Find out more about my ebook below. Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, if you click through them and make a purchase, I will earn a small commission. This will … Continue reading EBOOK: An A-Z of Chronic Pain
Lifestyle medicine is about improving your overall heath. It focuses on the things you can do on a daily basis to help make you feel better and improve how you're feeling and your physical and mental wellbeing. Understanding and implementing some lifestyle changes will automatically make you feel better in yourself, which will make managing … Continue reading What is lifestyle medicine and how it can help you manage your chronic pain
More than half of people that are living with a chronic pain condition are also smokers. This is an incredibly high percentage when you consider that only around 15% of all people in the UK smoke. People that have long term chronic back or neck pain conditions are even more likely to smoke than others. … Continue reading What is the link between chronic pain and smoking?
Apparently Monday 20th January is Blue Monday. This name is given to the 3rd Monday of the month which is meant to be the most depressing day of the year. Whether you believe this statement or not, in this post I share some tips of things you can do to help yourself get through it, … Continue reading Blue Monday: Things you can do to help yourself on the worst day of the year
Happy New Year everyone! I hope you've all had a good Christmas and New Year and have been able to rest and manage your pain as best you can over the holiday season. I did plan on doing a New Year New Me type blog post - share my goals and resolutions etc - but … Continue reading The best thing to help my chronic pain is also the most frustrating – what is it?