Today’s sujbects are Pain Rx, Patient News, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Military Veterans. The final category is Pacing Yourself and is focused on dealing with events (particularly the upcoming holidays) without aggravating chronic pain. The post is from the website ‘CFIDS & Fibromyalgia Self-Help’ but it doesn’t matter if you have a different chronic condition; the info is helpful no matter what pain issues you have. The title is “Pacing for Special Events: Slaying the Dragon of Post Exertional Malaise - Even More Strategies for Special Events.”
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Pacing for Special Events: Slaying the Dragon of Post Exertional Malaise - Even More Strategies for Special Events
from the website, CFIDS & Fibromyalgia Self-Help