What Fibromyalgia Took From Me… But What It Also Gave Me

Fibromyalgia is hard. Ridiculously, life-changing hard. It has taken so much from me, but it's also given me something back in return Some of you may not know about Fibromyalgia, so here are the main the main symptoms: Unforgiving pain Extreme chronic fatigue Headaches Insomnia Sensitivity Fibro fog Clumsiness UTIs Endometriosis Restless leg syndrome Crippling… Continue reading What Fibromyalgia Took From Me… But What It Also Gave Me

The 3 key mistakes you’re making on your diet

I am regularly asked by people why I think their diets are failing. They’ll go through their weekly routine with me and the same 3 mistakes regularly come up. 1. Not eating enough  Food is fuel. Without it you’ll feel tired and grumpy as your body and brain will lack the nutrients that it keeps to function… Continue reading The 3 key mistakes you’re making on your diet

World Mental Health Day

“Mental Health - a person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being” - such a simple definition for something so fragile and complicated. Mental health illnesses are life-altering conditions, yet often, they are completely under funded and wrongly treated. They are just as important, if not more so, than a physical health condition.… Continue reading World Mental Health Day

The Best Treats To Keep You On Track

I don’t consider myself on a diet. Whilst I’m losing body fat and building muscle, I’m not starving myself of calories or cutting out food groups. I’m giving my body the food it needs every day to fuel intense gym sessions as well as my daily work/life routine. And yes, that means cutting out McDonald’s… Continue reading The Best Treats To Keep You On Track

How I Weight Train With High Pain Levels

Slipping a disc is by far the most painful thing I've ever experienced, and that's beating Fibromyalgia, Endometriosis and Laparoscopy for tissue removal, Appendectomy that went very wrong that the trauma of said surgery caused my Fibro, Tonsillectomy at 23 and so many broken bones that I've lost count. I couldn't describe the pain in… Continue reading How I Weight Train With High Pain Levels

Why It’s Okay To Cut People Out Of Your Life

Fibro is tricky, sometimes I don’t even stand it. Yet I hope that people will try and understand, but they simply don’t. I moaned to a friend that I was tired because I’ve been getting up extra early for work the last few months to be in the office before 8am (it’s super busy!) and… Continue reading Why It’s Okay To Cut People Out Of Your Life