Exercise

Frustrating Facts about Fatigue

Frustrating Facts about Fatigue

Good afternoon fellow Spoonies. How many of you get called lazy because you suffer with fatigue all the time? There’s a big difference between the two. Lazy signifies that you have a choice in whether you do a task. Having fatigue means that choice is […]

Acquiring an Energy Boost Without a Reliable Power Source

Acquiring an Energy Boost Without a Reliable Power Source

Ah yes…the energy topic. This is by far one of two major symptoms survivors of traumatic brain injury have to struggle with. Yes, we have a physical power source (aka, our brain) but it’s injured and may not run as efficiently as it should. Therefore, […]

Finding the Perfect in Our Imperfections

Finding the Perfect in Our Imperfections

Lord knows that another issue with being chronically ill is the changes that you see with your body. Really? Another problem to add to the list? Yep. Let’s get down to facts: certain conditions such as anorexia, bulimia nervosa, and complications with your thyroid all […]

Two Truths and a Lie

Two Truths and a Lie

Truth: Let’s face it: traumatic brain injury survivors have more fatigue than Michael Jackson had plastic surgery. Doing things that never used to tire us out may now deplete our energy in thirty minutes flat. What an inconvenience, right?