Is Fibromyalgia Classed as a Disability in the UK?
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1y ago
The Bimblers - Living Life in the Slow Lane People ask me if Fibromyalgia is classed as a disability in the UK. The answer is “Yes, it can be”, and I say it can be because it’s all down to the Equality Act 2010. So, yes, Fibromyalgia is classed as a disability in the UK. Fibromyalgia is a complex chronic condition affecting millions of ... Read more ..read more
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20 Tips for Working from Home with a Chronic Illness
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by The Bimblers
1y ago
The Bimblers - Living Life in the Slow Lane Working from home has become increasingly common in recent years. For people with a chronic illness, it can provide the flexible and accommodating work environment we’ve all been looking for.  However, balancing work responsibilities with the challenges of managing a chronic illness requires careful planning and adaptation.  In this post, I’ll explore 20 practical tips ... Read more ..read more
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What Are The Worst Symptoms of Fibromyalgia?
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by The Bimblers
1y ago
The Bimblers - Life is an adventure; let's make it accessible. I have been thinking about the worst symptoms of Fibromyalgia, not least because I seem to have most of them. Out of curiosity, I compiled a list of common and uncommon symptoms of Fibromyalgia. Here’s the list with explanations of their effects on those of us who suffer from this condition and real-life examples of ... Read more ..read more
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Can Fibromyalgia Affect Your Eyes?
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1y ago
The Bimblers - One of the UK's leading chronic illness and disability websites Can Fibromyalgia affect your eyes?  Sadly, yes, it can. But that doesn’t mean that it will. I didn’t think it affected my eyes until I started researching for this post. Now I’m not so sure. In this post, I’ll be discussing how Fibromyalgia can affect your eyes and possible treatments for eye-related symptoms caused by ... Read more ..read more
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Can You Work with Fibromyalgia?
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1y ago
The Bimblers - One of the UK's leading chronic illness and disability websites Can you work with Fibromyalgia? The answer is yes, you can work with Fibromyalgia, but you might have to change how you work or, in the worst case, change your job. I’d already given up work to become a full-time carer when I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, and I doubt I’d be able to continue ... Read more ..read more
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Can You Lose the Ability to Walk with Fibromyalgia?
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by The Bimblers
1y ago
The Bimblers - One of the UK's leading chronic illness and disability websites You can lose the ability to walk with Fibromyalgia. Most of the time, this is temporary and brought on by a Fibromyalgia flare. But it’s no less frightening when it happens. In this post, I’ll discuss the impact of Fibromyalgia on your mobility, including how it can affect muscles and joints and examples of how ... Read more ..read more
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What Fibromyalgia is Like for Me?
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by The Bimblers
1y ago
The Bimblers - Living with Chronic Illnesses and Disabilities This is a blow-by-blow description of what Fibromyalgia is like for me. You and I might have the same symptoms, similar stories about how we were diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, and even the same treatment. But, our experiences of living with Fibromyalgia are often quite different. With that in mind, and because I haven’t seen many ... Read more ..read more
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Hire a WAV (Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle) from Allied Mobility Hire
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1y ago
I didn’t think we needed a WAV until we tried one. And now I’m not so sure. I thought a WAV was for people who can’t transfer out of their wheelchairs. How wrong was I? Bridget can transfer from her wheelchair, but we hired a WAV anyway, and it’s left me wondering whether we should ... Read more The post Hire a WAV (Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle) from Allied Mobility Hire appeared first on The Bimblers ..read more
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Travelling from London to Paris on an Accessible Train
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by The Bimblers
1y ago
Paris is one of the world’s favourite destinations for tourists.  As I mentioned in Wheelchair Accessible Places to Visit in Paris, it’s on my bucket list. As you probably know, you can get to Paris by bus, flight, or train from London. Flying used to be the quickest way to get to Paris. But, considering ... Read more The post Travelling from London to Paris on an Accessible Train appeared first on The Bimblers ..read more
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Wheelchair-Accessible Places to Visit in Paris
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by The Bimblers
1y ago
I love travelling to European cities and being from Scotland means it’s very convenient as flight time isn’t too long. We can be there exploring our chosen European city before we know it.  Today I want to share my most recent accessible European city break, Paris. This post, “Wheelchair-Accessible Places to Visit in Paris”, was ... Read more The post Wheelchair-Accessible Places to Visit in Paris appeared first on The Bimblers ..read more
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