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UP Workshop in society for society

On Monday I will be delivering an Understand Pain Workshop in Newport. This is one of the UP social initiatives, whereby when I run a… 419 more words

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A Spoonful of Sugar

If you know someone with a chronic illness or with chronic pain you have probably heard them refer to spoons at some point.  In today’s post I am going to answer a few basic questions about the spoon theory. 524 more words


When exercise hurts with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Before July 2016 I was as they say “fit as a fiddle”! I was probably one of those annoying friends that would tell you to quit smoking, eat more greens, go running, its good for you!  422 more words


Color The World Orange

Today is Color The World Orange Day. It’s a day that was created to help spread awareness of RSD/CRPS, an excruciating condition that I’ve dealt with since age 12. 728 more words

CRPS specific Pain Coach Workshop for people with the condition and their carers

The next CRPS specific Pain Coach Workshop is coming up in Bath — link at the bottom for tickets (free). We had great feedback from the last workshop, but took note of people’s comments and extended the session. 165 more words


Too complex a case for us

Last weekend I was very unwell. Pain in my chest and rib cage, shortness of breath. Waves of pain through my whole body that were making it so hard to breathe when I moved that eventually my husband took me to A&E. 384 more words

The final run ~ Ellen completes the 1/2 Marathon

The final run

This morning I woke up feeling like I was going to do an exam. Wondering if I had done enough practice in the last few weeks to enable me to perform on the day. 1,834 more words

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