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Issue #199: If Chronic Illness Patients Complain, Please Know That the Pain is Truly Severe & It is Not Okay to Give Unsolicited Advice – Full Stop

Issue #199: If Chronic Illness Patients Complain, Please Know That the Pain is Truly Severe & It is Not Okay to Give Unsolicited Advice - Full Stop | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 07 February 2020. Issue #199.

In this issue: If chronic illness patients complain, please know that the pain is truly severe. The acute crises that come with chronic illness can be scary, but often it is the day to day living that wears a person down. Dear problem patients, I believe you no matter how strange your symptom may sound. We may fail on certain days, but we can still try to commit to being a kinder, better partner to our own selves, in order to live a rich, full life. It is not okay to give unsolicited advice – full stop. Seeing a 24 hour clinic is a good option if your pain is not too severe, as it helps ease the burden on everyone include your own. Self-care for those with chronic illness may look totally different from the norm. Wheelchair and mobility aid usage is not black and white. In my memories, often pain is erased, leaving only the residue of beauty. Being able to take showers 0.07% of the year, due to extreme chronic fatigue and pain.

*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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