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Back to the gym after being sick

So I was sick for about 3 weeks and I finally started back at the gym this week. I had a sinus infection that turned into an upper respiratory infection then possible pneumonia. I was given antibiotics, oral steroid, inhaled steroids and was doing my nebulizer a lot. I finally got over the hump and started to feel better so I started back at the gym this week. Before I got sick I was getting better and more comfortable running. I was almost up to 1.25 miles! Which isn’t a lot but it is for me. I knew I was going to be out of shape but I could barely get to 0.5 today and it was so disheartening. I am proud of myself for knowing my limits and not trying to push myself too hard but it’s frustrating to get set so far back. #Asthma #CysticFibrosis #College

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Everything hurts

Struggling with classes and my symptoms, how can I find a job that works from home if I can’t even manage my life and physical pain. Just a little blue on this tuesday but trying. I wish I could fight/treat it better. I’ve had so many migraines the last month #Fibromyalgia #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #Anxiety #Depression #Migraine #PTSD #College #ADHD #BrainFog

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Classroom Accommodations for Dysautonomia

As we settle into the spring semester, here are our recommendations for classroom accommodations for dysautonomia! What accommodations have helped you?

Classroom Accommodations for Dysautonomia: ⁠

Priority seating ⁠

PDF textbooks with screen reader software⁠

Access to PowerPoint presentations ⁠

Recordings of lectures ⁠

Note taker⁠

Access to seating during labs⁠

Additional breaks/use of restroom⁠

Eat/drink in class⁠

Extended time on tests⁠

Arriving late to class/leaving early⁠

Health-related class absences ⁠

Extensions on assignments⁠

#Dysautonomia #POTS #VasovagalSyncope #College #Accommodations

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"Emotional support animals aren't a thing."

"You don't need an emotional support dog"

"They can't tell how your feeling"

"She's just a dog, she doesn't know what you're talking about"

** Don't mind our gaping hole in the wall, its for a fireplace that is sitting next to it**

#Depression #BPD #supportdog #pringles #College

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This is a two-parter

How did you get your FP out of your head and out of your heart without replacing them?

Also, for anyone in school with BPD, either past or present,did you receive any special accommodations? If so, what? I know I need them but I have no idea what.

#BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #FavoritePerson #School #College

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