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City Buzz: Ribbons, Necklaces And Beating Fatigue

Wednesday 14 March 2018


From UK newspaper The Star:


Julie Herbert
Jewellery made by Julie Herbert, who suffers from
fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

City Buzz: Ribbons, necklaces and beating fatigue

By Rochelle Barra ND
Tuesday 13 March 2018
© 2018 Johnston Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved.

Pretty purple ribbons and beautiful butterflies are at the centre of a lot of the jewellery Julie Herbert makes, but it is not just because she likes them.

To most of us, these are simply lovely girly symbols, but for Julie they have much more significance - they are a symbol of health conditions she suffers from, but also her independence.

The mum-of-one, who runs online jewellery business EveryoneLovesGifts, suffers from fibromyalgia, a condition which is recognised as wide spread pain that affects the muscles and nerve stimuli. She also has chronic fatigue syndrome.

As a result of these conditions, Julie Herbert can not walk far without experiencing pain and also suffers from excessive fatigue and poor memory, among other symptoms.

When she was diagnosed in 2012, she knew that she would be unable to return to full-time employment because of the severe pain she experiences, but she still wanted to do something valuable with her time - and so EveryoneLovesGifts was born.


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