Fatigue! The Worst MS Symptom?
debilitating MS fatigue // how to explain it to friends in easy-to-understand terms //
how to cope // the art of bending the spoon theory //
getting a handicapped placard
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Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis: What it's Like
Fatigue in multiple sclerosis is the most common symptom of the disease, as some 90% of MSers have experienced it. And it is debilitating: 60% call it their worst symptom. But it's invisible to outsiders, partners and friends. It's real and it's a crusher.
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Bending the Spoon Theory
There’s a popular description of having a disability that makes its way eventually into every multiple sclerosis library: the Spoon Theory, a personal analogy of what it is like to live with a disease. But what if you bend that theory and turn it on its head?!
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Getting the Handicapped Parking Placard
Was I disabled enough to justify getting a handicapped parking placard for my multiple sclerosis? I thought I qualified, but then again maybe I didn’t. I felt guilty. I didn’t always have fatigue and need to rest. I didn’t always have leg weakness. But still.
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