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Issue #109: The Problem with the Word ‘Tired’ & the Importance of Being Your Own Health Advocate

Issue #109: The Problem with the Word 'Tired' & the Importance of Being Your Own Health Advocate. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #achronicvoice #spoonies #healthnews #tophealthtweets #chronicillness #healthcare #healthandwellness

Saturday, 12 May 2018. Issue #109.

In this issue: Many spoonies manage to hide their pains really well, to the point where we can’t even identify each other! The importance of being your own biggest health advocate, and holding onto hope. Showing gratitude to our mothers, who never fail to show up despite feelings or circumstances. The unchargeable life of a spoonie, where our energy never gets fully replenished. The problem with the word ‘tired’ is its overly open taken. What is #MillionsMissing all about? A comic to show the difference between normal fatigue, and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome fatigue. Have you ever treated sleep as the precious gift that it is? The difficulty of explaining fatigue to others, because it affects us all in different ways. What happens when you survive trauma to the brain, but lose parts of your identity you took pride in?

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