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What’s all that sighing, moaning and groaning about?

24 Apr

by Carolyn Thomas    @HeartSisters

blue eye abstractWhen I first saw exhaustion described as the leaky emotion of chronic illness”, it reminded me of something else. (This happens to me a lot, by the way, a fizzy stream of consciousness that bubbles ideas around my cranium like pinballs until one finally settles in with a *plink*).  The plink this time was that, along with the chest pain, exhaustion and the damned relentlessness that can so often accompany episodes of my refractory angina (or many other symptoms of chronic illness for others), there’s another response I’ve only recently begun to learn about.  

And that’s the sound of soft little moaning, groaning, or sighing noises.

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