Fibro Through A Gaga Lens

If you haven't heard of Fibromyalgia before you will probably see it now being showcased somewhere online or in the media after Lady Gaga's new documentary on Netflix aired 'Five Foot Two' where she is shown throughout the movie battling fibro to continue to perform for her fans and for herself. Fibromyalgia is defined by…Read more Fibro Through A Gaga Lens

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Good Grief! What Happened Mam?

Dawn was the perfect example of life kicks you when you're down - but she was too busy shaking her hips on the dance floor with the ladies club, getting up on stage with her sister at a Bugle Babes gig, or bringing her grand-kids off to the sea or a show because she never let life's lemons sour her. Nothing stopped mam living her life with enjoyment and gratitude.

The Importance Of Choosing Your Stress Mindset

"Choice is the most powerful thing we have going for us." - Caroline Myss I never paid enough heed to people that talk so highly about our power to choose until now. I know I personally chose to give up because of my illness, depression, anxieties and mostly because of how I viewed stress to…Read more The Importance Of Choosing Your Stress Mindset

How Not to Holiday with a Chronic Illness

Sitting in Dublin airport waiting for my gate to open to see friends I haven't seen since I returned to Ireland from 4 years of travels from 2011 to 2015 had my heart in a flutter. I didn't think I would even make it this far so excitement was an understatement. I booked long-term parking…Read more How Not to Holiday with a Chronic Illness

CBD And THC Oil For My Fibro / M.E. (plus recipe)

We live in a world where cancer appears to be on the rise, even babies and toddlers are not immune. This along with degenerative and chronic illnesses and many conditions such as Fibromyalgia and M.E - the root of which - have yet to be identified or researched extensively enough as to be able to…Read more CBD And THC Oil For My Fibro / M.E. (plus recipe)

Millions Missing Dublin Get A Shoe In The Dail

I was part of something really special yesterday as hundreds of ME patients and supporters came together for the 25th anniversary of International ME Awareness Day and organised The Millions Missing Dublin Protest outside our Government Building – Dáil Eireann. While many patients were not well enough to attend the protest, they sent a pair…Read more Millions Missing Dublin Get A Shoe In The Dail

What I mean when I say I don’t have the energy

It's not that I'm Hungover or can nap it away. Its likely that I woke up, got dizzy and had to drop to the floor with weakness. It might be because I didn't sleep at all or am running on 2 hours light sleep.  If I don't have the energy to lift my hand to…Read more What I mean when I say I don’t have the energy