Tag Archives: fibromyalgia

Loving my body even as I have to change it

When I was a small child, I was very skinny. This is me, aged six. Unfortunately for me, I come from a family of big women on my mother’s side, so genetics were against me, and when I was about … Continue reading

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Living with Fibromyalgia

In May 2019, which was International Fibromyalgia Awareness Month, I did a series of posts on my Facebook page, one for each day. In each one, I outlined a negative effect or symptom of this chronic illness and a positive … Continue reading

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Frida Kahlo and the politics of disability

Recently, I visited the “Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up” exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. This exhibition comes as a result of a small treasure trove of Frida’s belongings and photographs being opened to the public … Continue reading

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