See Me, not M.E – new video!

Hello! It has been a while… it is good to be back! I have missed writing and communicating with the world! One of my aims with this blog is to reflect the reality of living with fibromyalgia and M.E. Sometimes it is not possible for me to do the things I love as I am focused on the managing the […]

Spicy Spanish Skillet

Spicy Spanish Skillet 400 gram packet of turkey thigh mince 1-2 teaspoons smoked paprika 1 teaspoon cumin 1 red chilli or 1 teaspoon chilli flakes 2 cloves of garlic (or as much as you enjoy, I often use more). 1 400 gram tin chopped tomatoes (good quality really helps – I like Mutti from Ocado or Tesco Finest Cherry Tomatoes)*. […]

Tip 5 Focus on wellness

It has taken me a very long time to learn to shift my focus from weight to wellness… I need to remind myself daily. Once I started thinking about food from a nourishing perspective things started to shift for me. I try to listen to what my body needs and ignore all the chatter in my head about weight, size […]

Tip 4 – Stay Hydrated

Staying hydrated is so important. I am sure you have heard this many times before… I find it does make a huge difference to my energy levels so want to mention it again! I will try anything to increase my energy and drinking enough fluids is a game changer for me. I drink as much water as I need in […]

Tip 3 – Listen to your body!

So my master plan of a tip to week didn’t exactly work out! One of my main goals with this blog is to show the reality of living with fibromyalgia/CFS so I want to be honest about why that is. This brings me to my next tip in terms of eating and also just life in general. Listen to your […]

My Top 5 Tips For Healthy & Delicious Eating!

Organisation, variety and a balanced approach are the key things that help me to stay as well as possible. Eating nutritious food really helps me manage my fibromyalgia symptoms and boosts my often limited energy! I love preparing, cooking and eating food. The food that I eat has a huge impact on how I feel. I think that this is […]

Living with an Invisible Illness

This is a bit of a stream of consciousness so bear with me. On Saturday Lady Gaga announced the cancellation of her European tour as a result of the pain of fibromyalgia. The news of her fibromyalgia broke last autumn with the release of her documentary on Netflix. This really got me thinking about the reality of living with an […]

Thriving with fibromyalgia

I have found that the food I eat has a huge impact on my symptoms. The pain and tiredness caused by my fibromyalgia are more manageable when I eat well.  I hope to help inspire others to start that journey. I believe that we can heal our bodies with the right nutrition and I am living proof of that.  I […]

Help your body heal with nutritious food!

I started this blog in December 2016 after I collapsed with double pneumonia and a knee injury. My fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome became completely out of control and I couldn’t get out of bed for weeks. I started documenting my journey on Instagram and this blog as a way to help me focus on recovery and potentially help others […]