Q: I have more than one invisible illness, which workbook should I get?

Q: I have more than one invisible illness, which workbook should I get?

A: Many people, like me, have more than one invisible illness. I've found that trying to manage all of them at the same time can be very overwhelming and confusing. Is my fibro making me feel exhausted? Or did I accidentally eat gluten? Or is it from my concussion? If I don't know the cause of why I'm feeling a certain way, I can't find a solution, so my mind just goes around and around. But one solution I've found that really works for me, is to clearly separate out all of my invisible illnesses from each other— not only in my mind but also more importantly on paper. You can use the Invisible Cosmic Zebra Collection of workbooks to help you with this. Each workbook has the same interior, but you can modify each one differently by putting all of your illness-specific research, thoughts, ideas and care-taking solutions into each one. This way, when something happens, you can easily reference your workbooks to reread your own solutions and help yourself. In my experience, once you separate them out, you'll find your illnesses take on their own "identities" so you'll begin to see how they act differently. This will help you understand which symptoms go with which illnesses and help you to feel less overwhelmed when symptoms pop up. Also, it's amazing to see on paper all that's happening inside your body and mind despite the fact that nobody can see it!