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Issue #281: Pain Isn’t Just ‘Pain’ When You’re Seeking Solutions for Chronic Illness & The Inability to Progress Like a Healthy Person, But Gaining New Perspectives on Life and Self

Issue 281: Pain Isn’t Just ‘Pain’ When You’re Seeking Solutions for Chronic Illness & The Inability to Progress Like a Healthy Person, But Gaining New Perspectives on Life and Self

Friday, 10 September 2021. Issue #281.

In This Issue:

  1. Pain isn’t just ‘pain’ – there’s a huge difference in types of pain to doctors and patients, in order to find solutions and pain relief.
  2. The inability to progress in career, relationship or travel experiences as compared to your peers, but gaining a new perspective on life and developing as a person on the inside.
  3. The need to prioritise ruthlessly when chronic fatigue and chronic pain means you only have 3 – 4 productive hours a day.
  4. The need to pace yourself and ask for help before you hit a pain flare.
  5. Oral vitamin sprays are not a cure for dysphagia, but can be helpful in cases where malnutrition or malabsorption has become an issue.
  6. Walking out of medical appointments in tears, firing some doctors and becoming traumatised when they disregard your chronic illness.
  7. The importance of blinking for eye health, especially when we stare at screens for so long.
  8. There’s power in surrendering to your IBD, although it takes time to reach that mindset, and more thoughts from patient advocate, Christine Rich, in her book, ‘Chronic’.
  9. Nobody can tell you how to feel, but at some point you also need to ask yourself if what you’re feeling is helping or hindering you.
  10. Rebuilding your self-worth and self-identity after leaving a toxic work environment.

*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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