Having been laid up for around a month with a flare up that just refused to go, I finally got out the door for a run the other day.
The relief of running was amazing.
I always worry when I am struck down with a flare up that this might be the time that I may actually have to think about stopping running once and for all. The doubt that comes into my mind is unavoidable. As the days pass and I’ve still been unable to put my trainers on I start to worry. Running is my “normal” and to lose it would be a harrowing loss. Despite everything I have fought over the last three years, losing the ability to run, to be competitive, to be sporty – well the thought leaves me cold.
Continue reading “1000 Day Of Pain”
Writing a blog or having a site based around living with Fibromyalgia has been something I have been contemplating for about 2 years now.
I guess the reason I never got round to it before now is that when I sat down to think about what I would write about, I didn’t feel that I actually had anything to say. When I first thought about it I had only been diagnosed for around 6 months so I was still a “newbie” to it all. Having read other people’s stories I didn’t feel I was really in any position to record my own thoughts. Others were suffering more than me and who the hell was I to start writing about something I still didn’t truly understand.
However, here I am another two years down the line and here I am starting a blog and a site about living with Fibromyalgia.
So does that mean I am now more qualified?
Continue reading “Lets Start At The Beginning”