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Issue #146: When Your Self-Identity is Tied to Your Career & Knowing When Self-Care Means Cancelling Plans or Getting Out

Issue #146: When Your Self-Identity is Tied to Your Career & Knowing When Self-Care Means Cancelling Plans or Getting Out | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 25 January 2019. Issue #146.

In this issue: Chronic illness takes up lots of energy, so spend it wisely. When your self-identity is all tied up with your career, due to expectations from society. Know when self-care means cancelling plans, and when it means getting out. Whilst pacing won’t prevent all flares, the energy conserved still helps. When untreated chronic pain leads to a lower quality of life, with ‘normal life’ out of sight. The emergence of anaesthesia pain specialist who manage fibromyalgia from a slightly different angle. The good qualities brought out from within you, when you live with chronic pain. Instead of wasting time on self-blame, you can spend that same energy on being a wonderful parent to your kids. People with chronic illnesses consume lots of strong meds every day, so eating well is of utmost importance. Sometimes you need to let the heavy things go, so you can pick better things up.

*Note: This article is meant for educational purposes, and is based on each person’s individual experiences and circumstances. It is not to be substituted for medical advice. Please consult your own doctor before changing or adding new treatment protocols.

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