“Fibromyalgia is like being caught in a wild, wrathful, winter storm. You could be stuck in it for days, weeks, months or even years.”
When you are refused adequate pain relief, what do you do? Where do you turn?
“So how are we meant to pay for alternative pain relief methods and why is the NHS not providing us with adequate assistance.”
“To those who think that I am lazy or faking it….” #Fibromyalgia
“The assumption is. That somehow because you can’t see it, it mustn’t be real.”
A Bad Day With Fibromyalgia
“. A symptom of Fibromyalgia is non-restorative sleep. I have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome as well as Fibromyalgia. So I experience it two-fold. “
“How do you accept being told you will be in severe pain every day for the rest of your life and there is no cure? “
“Hi, my name is Thora Allan, I am 38 and come from Orkney.”
Research Into Fibromyalgia Earns Award for Stefanie Doebl
“I spent more than a decade in social work with much of the time focused on primary health care and community mental health. I wanted to use my knowledge and experiences for health services research.”
MSP Holds Event to Raise Awareness of M.E.
Gail Ross MSP, SNP, held a parliamentary reception in Holyrood to mark ME Awareness Week: “This Is Me”.
Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS Orkney Support Group
members were on hand to speak to the public and explain about the illness
Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS in Orkney: Find Out More
F.A.M.E. will be in the foyer of the Town Hall Kirkwall on Saturday 12th May
Fibromyalgia May Affect 1 in 20 People
“Anyone can develop fibromyalgia, although it affects around seven times as many women as men”