Appleby Ink, branching into the realms of astrological readings. Through literature on sun signs and planetary movements, Charlotte Appleby devises her own unique interpretations. Aries Fire: March 21 – April 19 The sun starts in Aries on the 1st of April but is departing slowly for Taurus. In this time,Continue Reading

I’m not going to mention the you-know-what-wash-your-hands-situation but that excuses my delay in updating this website for a while. A change in scenery. I relocated from the South East to the North West of England. This included a lot of packing. I had a lot more stuff than I formerlyContinue Reading

Mood: πŸ˜’βž‘οΈπŸ€— Pain: 3.75/10 Fatigue 4.5/10 Hurrah. Re-registering at a new GP’s in a more northern part of England has led to dramatic changes in approach. However, you get the usual NHS hiccups caused by overworked, stressed, financially organisation and employees. I called for an emergency appointment to review medicationsContinue Reading

Mood: πŸ‘» Pain: 4/10 Fatigue: 8/10 January has been an interesting time. This could be a particularly lengthy post, my spoonie-friends. So, buckle up and get ready for the ride. It’s a road trip. I’ll start by explaining the ghost emoji. Each time I move (and I’ve moved A LOTContinue Reading

Mood: πŸ₯ΆπŸ€ͺ Fatigue: 7/10 Pain: 7/10 Maybe it’s the cold weather or just the post-Christmas-exhaustion taking holding as we snack and sloth our way into the New Year, but today my pain levels are on edge. I’ve been feeling a little odd from new medications (unrelated to fibromyalgia). I’m oddlyContinue Reading

As advocates of mental health and a supporter of community projects, Appleby Ink provides writing services for a Milton Keynes mental health peer support group: MIND SPACE MK. That’s why in today’s blog post, we’re going to be discussing the importance of mental health awareness and treatment in the localContinue Reading

So, you’re in love? Relationships are like the weather. Sometimes the skies are clear while the sun beams down, other times clouds brew into storms which release chaos into our lives. After you’ve been with your partner for an appropriate amount of time (this varies from couple to couple: forContinue Reading

Mood: πŸŽ„Β  Pain: 2/10 Fatigue: 7/10 Hi there, spoonie-followers. Merry Christmas. Luckily, my pain is very mild today, it’s a more stiff, groggy sensation with the odd aching throb around my left elbow (who knows why the joy of fibro is its mystery pains). Sorry for my lack of updatesContinue Reading

This D.I.Y art project is simple, easy and quick to do. It’s also a really adorable way of commemorating your relationship with your partner on any occasion–anniversary, moving in together, engagement, marriage, pregnancy etc–and it’s completely personalised. Whether it’s a gift for your boyfriend, wife, sister in law or bestContinue Reading

Although families will always try to deny it, sometimes there are black sheep in the flock. If you feel like a stranger in your own house, experienced sibling rivalry or never identified with your parents on a personal level, then you may, in fact, be the black sheep in yourContinue Reading