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Issue #156: Invisible Disability Can Sadly Incite Doubts at Work & When it Feels Like the Last Straw, it May be That You’re Too Tired to Deal for Now

Issue #156: Invisible Disability Can Sadly Incite Doubts at Work & When it Feels Like the Last Straw, it May be That You're Too Tired to Deal for Now | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 12 April 2019. Issue #156.

In this issue: The weight of nothingness, of depression, is a heavy one to bear. Migraines can be extremely debilitating, yet are also very misunderstood. When our caregivers are used to seeing us in pain flares, even signs of Dengue Fever can appear deceptive. Rapid forced tapering of opioids can destabilise patients and lead to worse scenarios. A visible disability is never doubted at work, but when it’s invisible you can feel like a fraud. Whilst you can’t make painful memories magically disappear, you can choose to strengthen yourself by not feeding them. Funny spoonie meme, ‘I look forward to spending time with you once there are no remaining traces of your minor cold’, and the brutal truth in that. Sometimes it feels like the last straw, when you’re actually too tired to deal with it. Things people with chronic illnesses are sick of encountering, such as having others nitpick on your diet…again. How to be a better listener by treating it as a form of meditation.

*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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