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iamkarennicole:

 It’s hard to make healthy decisions when your tired 100% or the time.

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placingpenciltopaper:

3 hours sleep max last night, but I’m going to attempt a day at school today purely because I need different scenery to that of the four walls of my bedroom. This will either go well or the very opposite :L

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theshotgunopera:

Today is one of those days when I feel totally overwhelmed and embarrassed of, and just generally disabled by my illnesses.

There is so much I want to do (like complete my freaking degree), but how can I when I can’t even get out of bed?! It took me over 20 minutes to be able to get out of bed,…

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"That image of the man using a wheelchair beside the elevator telling him to walk is a particularly vivid one, but here’s the other thing — not all disabled people use wheelchairs. A great many disabilities are invisible to the outside world, meaning you might look at a disabled person and never have any idea that they had a disability, even one that has an extreme impact on their lives and mobility. If we’re encouraged to think of the stairs as the morally superior choice for those not using wheelchairs, where does that leave the folks who don’t use wheelchairs but for whom climbing stairs is just as impossible?"
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ELEVATOR SHAMING and Ableism: Why Pro-Stairs Health Campaigns Kind Of Suck

I wish this post existed last year when ableist assholes were complaining on Facebook about coworkers that were “so lazy” they used the elevator to go up one floor.

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inperfectionisthekey:

“This hypersensitivity can lead to both mental and physical overload. When mentally overloaded, patients may have difficulty making decisions and find they are no longer able to multi-task. Physical overload can result in impaired coordination, dizziness, clumsiness, numbness, tingling and nausea.”

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placingpenciltopaper:

I could honestly cry right now.

Before Christmas I went to my GP to request alternative treatment for my ME/CFS. Something to manage my physical symptoms. It’s the 4th March today and finally a letter came through the front door asking me to fill in a questionnaire so they can assess where I am…

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