Do you ever struggle to find a balance between work and maintaining your health? Is hard to know when your health is bad enough to take a break from work because you always feel tired or in pain? Have you discussed these issues with your boss? Are you constantly wishing you didn’t have to work but feel guilty when you take a day off?
Not overworking is key to preventing the worsening of symptoms when you have a chronic illness yet, this is easier said than done. Finding a job that is also accommodating to the physical needs of someone with a chronic illness is just as hard. A quote from Chronic Love Club’s Instagram says “I just have this persistent feeling of “I’m not doing enough” combined with “I don’t have the energy to do anything,” and it’s really hard.”
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