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Issue #136: Chronic Illnesses are Tricky Due to How Individualistic They are & How They Impact the Whole Family

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Friday, 16 November 2018. Issue #136.

In this issue: Chronic illnesses are tricky due to how individualistic they are, and tips from 40 people on how they cope. It’s difficult to comprehend your fragile mortality when you’re healthy. Listen to support, sometimes what you say may hurt. Husband gets angry whenever his wife feels unwell as he’s thinking about the suffering it’ll cause him, and other spoonie secrets. Chronic illness may be a biographical disruption, but it’s not the end of your life story yet. Patients told to exercise when they can barely get out of bed, and other fibromyalgia issues explored. Sharing about Ankylosing Spondylitis as a model on the runway, and being surprised that there were many others with their own stories too. Don’t assume that accessible is always accessible, and tips for shopping in a wheelchair. The impact of ME/CFS on the entire family because you always need help or risk a flare up, which in turn affects everyone else again. Asking for accommodations with an invisible disability, and the devastation of being an athlete to being bed bound back at your parents’.

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