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Chronic illness and the loss of self

Chronic illness and the loss of self: How I lost myself identity when I became ill, and how I found it again. #spoonies

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Rheumatoid Arthritis-Sjogren's-autoimmune illness-chronic pain-chronic kidney disease-Meniere's Disease-Autoimmune Ear Disease

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from sofeminine

Cute baby animals: 100 reasons to go 'Ahhhh'

Flossing is important - even for lion cubs.

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from Healthline

Pick Disease of the Brain: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis

Pick’s disease is a rare condition that causes progressive and irreversible dementia. Learn about the symptoms, treatment, and outlook.

from Telegraph.co.uk

Creepy crawlies: Amazing Scanning Electron Microscope pictures of insects and spiders

Coloured scanning electron micrograph of a common housefly (Musca domestica). The head is dominated by a pair of large compound eyes, each eye composed of about 4000 image-forming facets called ommatidia. Mouthparts are visible between and beneath the eyes. Hairs on the head and body act as tactile organs. Houseflies tend to feed on decomposing matter as well as human food, and they may pick up and transmit serious diseases to humans

from RedFlag News

Sep 15 Detroit black radio host pulled from air for being Trump supporter

Detroit black radio host pulled from air for being Trump supporter

{Studies suggest chronic pain might make a person prone to sensory overload; or, in the case of an illness like fibromyalgia or RSD, whatever is causing the body to amplify its response to pain, might also be amplifying its response to other stimuli as well...like perfume, some weather conditions, or sounds, even when mild. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24064248 ; www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23490634 ~creatiVeronica}

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from February Stars

Should I use a wheelchair or mobility scooter if I have fibromyalgia and/or ME/CFS

Using a wheelchair or mobility scooter when you have fibromyalgia or ME/CFS. Click to read or pin to save for later.

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