Accepting ‘Chronic Illness’ (Updated Post) | Carole Scrafton

Acceptance is often viewed as a grieving process, which is a great way to look at it because we do mourn our old lives from when we were fit and agile.

It can be a very emotional and anxious time because our lives need to change in so many ways so that we can adapt them to what our illnesses will allow us do. We do mourn the losses of our independence, mobility, social contact and possibly even our jobs / livelihoods.… Read More Accepting ‘Chronic Illness’ (Updated Post) | Carole Scrafton

The Therapeutic Benefits of Gardening

The Therapeutic Benefits of Gardening By: Virgil Anderson a cancer survivor and editor who has just finished this article on gardening as therapy. Horticultural therapy is not a new form of treatment! “Horticultural therapy has a long history, possibly dating back over two thousand years to ancient Greece or ancient Egypt. The real science of this… Read More The Therapeutic Benefits of Gardening

Nomination > LIEBSTER AWARD 2018

Thanks to Afternoon Tea4Two  | Barmac5 for nominating me for the Liebster award!
I am really tickled, thankyou for nominating FibroFlutters for this award, I shall embed the badge on a widget.

The award is supposed to be for those with under 200 followers, so I have mainly nominated bloggers who have a wordpress following of around 200 or less like me. 
All nominees are from my wordpress reader list.… Read More Nomination > LIEBSTER AWARD 2018

Just for fun… Can you spot him?

Can you spot him? Brain gaming is a good way to help keep your brain active especially if dealing with chronic illness and/or invisible illnesses where things like Fibro Fog hinder your daily tasks. I like this one 🙂   THE TRICK IS TO FIND THE MAN IN THE BEANS Once you find him –… Read More Just for fun… Can you spot him?

Hydrotherapy – heaven or hell? Part one

Hydrotherapy – heaven or hell?  is a discussion that I have often read in other blogger’s pages, online support groups and also physically discussed with other people just like me who live life with chronic pain, hypermobility and chronic illness, within my own support group FibroFlutters.  For me it is something that I am still… Read More Hydrotherapy – heaven or hell? Part one

Fibro Flutters October Meet up

Hi everyone I hope you are all as well as you can be as we move into hibernation and the darker months of Autumn and Winter.   Details for next meeting for FibroFlutters A chance to get together and share our worries, woes as well as all things positive. Last ‘scheduled’ meeting until February as… Read More Fibro Flutters October Meet up

Mindfulness & ilk | Meditation / Study / Relaxation | 3 hours of relaxing music – Peder B. Helland

Relaxation can be beneficial to people with #chronicpain #chronicillness I hope you all like this instrumental composition as an aid for your R&R, meditation or even for whilst you’re studying.   http://www.youtube.com ~ Peder B. Helland – composer

Feeling blue? Hugs of fluffiness on route to you | Fluffmeister

When I feel blue or in lots of pain I surround myself in purple fluffiness and get onto my very non-moving, virtual of course, purple fluffy couch and submerge myself into the softness until I feel safe, warm and not in as much pain, or, sadness.  Whilst I’m there I also, occassionally, indulge in the… Read More Feeling blue? Hugs of fluffiness on route to you | Fluffmeister

Home news: Hibernation Self Help Guide / How can you make your ‘Hibernation-Time’ a little easier than usual? by C.S.Scrafton

Hibernation Self Help Guide: …. for people living with #Fibromyalgia #Me/CFS #MentalHealth #Chronic Pain #EDS/Hypermobility #InvisibleIllness It’s November & Time for Hibernation – How can you make your ‘Hibernation-Time’ a little easier than usual? by C.S.Scrafton (fibrofly73) Nov 5th 2015 It is that time of year where I burrow deeply into the depths of my… Read More Home news: Hibernation Self Help Guide / How can you make your ‘Hibernation-Time’ a little easier than usual? by C.S.Scrafton

Article from Huff Post Healthy Living: 5 Big Benefits Of Being A Doodler

Do you like to doodle? I like to doodle 😀 With adult colouring books all ther rage as a tool for distraction therapy from life with #chronicillness #chronicpain I thought this article was quite fun to read. Read this article to find out more about the benefits of doodling 🙂 5 Big Benefits Of Being… Read More Article from Huff Post Healthy Living: 5 Big Benefits Of Being A Doodler