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Does anyone have any advice on how to cope with the effects of fatigue and just feeling unable to do anything while hours and days stretch ahead with nothing to occupy them?
Having lived a full and busy life, having nothing worthwhile I feel able to do is really getting to me. Four chemos down but another 2 to go, and each one takes longer to recover from so I'm unable to work and everyone else I know does.
Having been off work since Nov, I know exactly what you mean!! I have been keeping a journal, and taken up a new hobby which I can do in the house when I'm not too tired, and sometimes meeting my friends who are working, in their lunch hours, to have coffee or lunch with them.
Macmillan have a good booklet about fatigue, you can order their stuff for free on here... that may help too?
I had to learn how to rest as I am usually a very busy bee! So, have naps when you need them, and maybe buy some paints or wool or whatever you fancy and have a go at making stuff after you've had a rest??
it IS frustrating, but you're over half way now, so the end is in sight, and it's always good to come here and have a rant when you're feeling a big ''grrrrr'' ;)
It's so helpful to share frustrations and advice - much appreciated.
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