N:rem Sleep System

A few months ago, I reviewed N:rem Sleep System, a set of foam inserts that sit on top of your mattress, and are designed to help those of us with chronic pain sleep better and more comfortably. When I first used them, I was undiagnosed, and going through a lot of issues. I've since been [...]

Audrie & Daisy, & Vikki

At the weekend, I watched Audrie & Daisy, a documentary on Netflix that examines the ripple effects on families, friends, schools and communities when two underage young women find that sexual assault crimes against them have been caught on camera. I've spoken openly about something that happened to me when I was a teenager. A lot [...]

Fibromyalgia & Me: Living The Chronic Life

Welcome to a new feature on The Bandwagon, a series of posts all about living with a chronic illness. I want to explore how it really impacts our lives, in ways those without such an illness could never imagine. Fibromyalgia Definition Fibromyalgia is 'a rheumatic condition characterised by muscular or musculoskeletal pain with stiffness and localised [...]