ABCs of RSD – E is for…

E is for…

The Universe is full of Energy
The Universe is full of Energy

Energy, something that we have in varying degrees every day. There’s a great group that has started a phrase, called the spoonies, they refer to the amount of energy we have in a day as a number of spoons. Depending on how bad we hurt it takes away a few spoons, with the rest that is what we have left to do our daily activities. So don’t over do it but definitely use those spoons of energy when you have them.

E is for…

Engulf
When our bodies just suddenly feel like we have been engulfed in the sensations of burning or freezing pain

Engulf, the moment the flare hits we feel like we have been engulfed in pure pain. Our limbs, our hands, I feet, our entire body. In this time we need patience, love, and trust. And with our supporters we can make it through each wave of pain we face.

E is for…

Entertainment
Finding laughter through watching movies is a great form of entertainment to help with the worst times

Entertainment, a great thing for distraction when the pain peaks. Watch a comedy, laughter is a great way to diminish the pain. It won’t stop it, but it can help abate the focus of it when it’s at its worst.

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