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Pilates, Aquafit & Fibromyalgia

I went to my first Pilates class on Monday morning using my new GO Membership from Gateshead Council and despite how sore, tired and stiff I felt on Tuesday, it was worth every minute of the hour-long session because during the class and for several hours afterwards I felt fantastic. In fact I felt better than I have for years. […]


Is it Age? Is it Menopause? No, it’s Fibromyalgia!

For the past couple of years I have had semi-regular blood tests in an attempt to find out why I feel like a well worn wellie every hour of every day, today my doctor told me that I have Fibromyalgia. I’m not sure if knowing what it is makes me feel any better; there is no cure, I don’t get […]

Incy Wincy Spider

Are you scared of spiders? I have a handful of friends, a daughter & a sister that are petrified of them and I just can’t get them to understand that their fear is irrational. I’m not being cruel by pointing out this fact, I’m being as honest as I can to help those I care about. If they lived in […]