[featured image description: a small green neon cactus sign next to a small Moomin toy, everything is in a warm green glow] We’ve all been there. its 3am, you can’t sleep for the nth night in a row and all you can think about is the pain. Most people with chronic pain/illnesses will have some […]Read More Painsomnia strikes again
As I write this I’m having a very bad pain day, I’ve needed lots of my usual go to pain reliefs and I also need a distraction, so I thought I’d share some of the ways I deal with my chronic pain. I hurt for many reasons today, lots of walking, lack of medication (long […]Read More Chronic pain and how I deal with it.
[image description: shot of ben sat crossed legged on a sofa, his legs and tummy are the only part of him in the photo. He’s wearing a grey hoodie and navy blue sweatpants and black socks.] Let’s talk jogging bottoms (or sweatpants for our American friends). Growing up I was only ever told that fat […]Read More Let’s talk sweatpants
[image description: ben is sat eating an ice cream cone with 3 scoops (it was espresso, Malteser and cherry, very very nice) he has short pale blue hair and glasses, he’s wearing a denim jacket/hoodie and a burgundy top. Ben is holding his green crutches and is sat outside with flowers in the background.] I […]Read More Why I’m calling myself ‘fat’ and loving it
There are a lot of ways that people describe fibromyalgia pain and fatigue. Burning Prickling Electric Tight Aching Throbbing Bruised Sensitive Stabbing It can be all over the body or just particular areas. I always say when people look up fibromyalgia symptoms to remember that these pains and other symptoms don’t just wait in line […]Read More Fibro fighting
Less of a blog post about anything specific, more of just a life update. This week I moved up to Yorkshire, I say Yorkshire instead of Leeds (which is where we’re gonna end up) because I’m staying at my s/o’s mums until we both find jobs and can find a flat. It feels so good […]Read More Yorkshire here I come!
[image description: there are two photos of ben side by side, in the right he is about 17, wearing a grey top and jogging bottoms, he is slim and his hair is disheveled and blue. In the left ben is fatter and smiling, he has purple and blue hair, he’s wearing a Last Podcast on […]Read More Recovery bodies