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What it Feels Like to Work with Brain Fog and What You Can Do About it

Brain fog! Arrgh! Brain fog is probably one of my most frustrating and debilitating symptoms. It can cause forgetfulness, confusion, stupidity, and the inability to think or concentrate. It also can cause brain fatigue which can trigger my other symptoms such as difficulty with speech, sensory overload, physical fatigue, pain in my brain and spinal …

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Working with a Chronic Illness? Here are 8 Things You Should Know

When I entered the corporate workforce at age 22, I was a healthy able bodied individual who worked hard for my money. Then at 28 I became very ill with a condition that took me six and a half years to get a diagnosis. In the meantime, I was still trying to work as hard …

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Returning to Work while Chronically Ill Check-in Survey

Has it been about four to eight weeks since you’ve returned back to work after being out on extended leave? If so, that’s fantastic! Maybe you were out because your illness was recently triggered, you had surgery, your chronic illness relapsed, maternity leave or another reason. Whatever the reason, welcome back to work! How’s it …

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FMLA, ADA, and Short Term Disability? Oh my!

A Guide to Disability Accommodations and Benefits at Work Are you confused about the difference between Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and short term disability benefits at work? And what about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accommodation, have you ever heard of that one? With FMLA, ADA accommodations, short term disability and long term …