The idea for the project came from this may being the 12 year anniversary of my. diagnosis with fibromyalgia (a chronic health condition which causes a great deal of pain, fatigue, cognitive difficulties and a wide range of other symptoms that vary from person to person and with international awareness day being on the 12th of may I decided to make a bit of a theme of the 12!
Each day from the 1st to the 12th of May I will be making a video diary as I walk a mile(or more) each day whilst sharing some of my stories along the way. The idea is that sharing my story will help create awareness of and understanding for the condition and it’s impact and hopefully provide some support and encouragement to others with fibromyalgia who hear about the project. There is also a fundraising aspect with me having a just giving page where any sponsor money or money raised from related activities I’ll be undertaking during the 12 days will be going to Fibromyalgia Action UK (the national charity for Fibromyalgia)
If you are able to help me in any way with coverage/drawing attention to the project I would be extremely grateful and if you would like to discuss the project in more detail to assist you in this then I can be contacted via this email address or by phone on 07989 267273
With thanks in advance for your time and assistance.
Best wishes
Amanda Mckinlay

Founder of in 1998 and constantly strives to change peoples attitudes to the town, Brian is a self described Paisley Digital Champion who promotes Paisley via any means necessary. You can also follow me on X