and cake event in Burnham today will raise funds for support group
cake and scones will be served up in support of a Somerset charity
in Burnham-On-Sea today (Saturday).
Heart of Somerset Support Group is holding a tea and cake event
at the Baptist Church Hall in College Street from 2pm-4.30pm.
Everiss, from the group, says: "We will also be welcoming
Annie Vickerstaff as she completes a 12 mile sponsored walk for
the group. She is leaving Burnham at 10am and hopes to have finished
by around 2pm, so she will be ready for something to eat!"
group meets every Monday (except Bank Holidays) at Somerset Skills
and Learning in Burnham's Princess Street from 1.30pm to 3.30pm
and provides support for anyone who has Fibromyalgia or ME, and
are a friendly bunch," says Sam, "so just pop along.
It can be a very lonely and difficult situation for Fibromyalgia
sufferers as it varies so much from day to day."
day you are feeling well enough to go shopping, for example, and
the next you are exhausted, in pain and cant move. Families
and friends can find it difficult to grasp just how hard it is
for someone with this diagnosis, so the group provides information
and support to help promote a wider understanding of the illness.
For more information you can go to the website here.
is a rheumatic condition characterized by muscular or musculoskeletal
pain with stiffness and localized tenderness at specific points
on the body.