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  1. Iknovate

    Fatigue May Be the Wrong Term

    I've been ruminating a lot lately about the terms we use. I'm not advocating for changing anything, just to invite more thought about it. We all have experienced some of the challenges with using the word fatigue. Everyone is tired and drained, especially parents. It's too easy to consider it...
  2. bertiedog

    Big temperature change with exercise or prolonged exertion

    I suppose because of Covid and the fact I have been getting more and more negative symptoms I bought a temperature gadget that takes your temperature 5 cm from your forehead. It has been very enlightening. When I am resting with my feet on the sofa my temperature is between 36.3-36.5 for the...