Chronic pain is just one of those things that is a bit tricky to manage. I know this. You know this. Our doctors know this. And that is why advice seems so... contrary. Exercise.... but stay within your Limits Pace... But make sure you Do things Rest and recover- but Not Too much What the … Continue reading Chronic pain: Do but also Don’t do
Chronic illness comes with fatigue more often than not. And we don't feel well with various symptoms. We are tired. We are sick. It is easy to get into a slump mentally and emotionally. And then the motivation to do anything at all equally slumps. I am in that slump right now. I am exhausted. … Continue reading Motivational slump
So your friend had a long day at work and is tired And you have fatigue And they say 'Yeah everyone gets tired sometimes' So what is the difference? I'm tired, I'll go to bed early today I'm fatigued and carried a lead blanket of it all day. Dragging my butt through the day. And … Continue reading Chronic illness: Tired? Or fatigue?
I do think rest is vital Napping when we need to Resting when we need to Pacing activities during the day All necessary. With vestibular issues I have been resting a lot. The majority of the day. If I do anything at all, I need more rest. Massive fatigue comes with vestibular problems. Standing … Continue reading Just too much rest
I always have a level of fatigue. But you add in a long work week, stress and lack of sleep and my fatigue levels have bottomed out. It is generally a sign I am not pacing well. And if I keep pushing... FLARE. Another warning sign that suggests I need to take in easy on … Continue reading I think my fatigue bottomed out
So for Manual Monday the topic was Fatigue and that got me thinking about it. For my fatigue I mentioned I take Rhodiola which helps me a lot. Twice a day. As soon as the fatigue hit me again I take another. It helps me manage it. I can't recommend it enough but talk to … Continue reading Thurday Thoughts: Fatigue