Coffee & Natter meet up!

Our next Coffee and Natter session is on Friday 28th of April and this time it will be held at The Newton Park pub, Benton Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE7 7EB from 12pm onward. These are always great afternoons in relaxed environments for people to get in touch with other people who have Fibromyalgia, it’s always a wonderful relief to find someone who understands what you’re going through. Come along and have a laugh, a Read more about Coffee & Natter meet up![…]

What we discussed at our last meeting (20-03-17)

20-03-17 At the last meeting we explored mindfulness, how stress affects the body with physical symptoms, primary and secondary suffering, and what we use to help manage our pain. It was so lovely to see so many people at the group, and I’d like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you for making me feel so welcomed whilst my heart rate was rising at the thought of having to talk Read more about What we discussed at our last meeting (20-03-17)[…]

‘I won’t apologise for having fun while chronically ill…’

I’ve been trying to post this on our Facebook page for the past couple of nights but for some reason it won’t let me due to technical faults, so thought I would post it here for people to have a read of as I thought it was a really good article addressing the guilt that can be felt by the chronic pain community over going out and having fun! Something that I think we can Read more about ‘I won’t apologise for having fun while chronically ill…’[…]

Christmas meal and Christmas meeting update…

So it’s that time of year again, a time to come together, don a Christmas jumper and laugh, eat, be merry and of course win prizes! (WE LOVE A RAFFLE!) Our Christmas meal was at the Newton Park pub, Benton Lane, NE7 7EB and we celebrated early on the 2nd of December. It was a lovely get together with much fun and laughter, many members took to our Facebook page afterwards to share photos and Read more about Christmas meal and Christmas meeting update…[…]

Christmas and new year meeting info

Hi everyone! Just a little reminder that the last meeting of 2016 is on the 19th of December at The Oxford Centre, West Farm Avenue, Longbenton, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE12 8LT. This will be our Christmas party! ‘Tis the season after all! There will be a buffet, if everyone could remember to bring some food along with them! We will also be running our secret Santa bran tub, so if you would like to be included Read more about Christmas and new year meeting info[…]