Module: Fatigue and Energy Conservation
Janet L. Poole, PhD, OTR/L, Cindy Mendelson, PhD, RN, Laura Dyas, LSW, LPC, MA, Mary Alore, MBA
Develop a support System
Use this printout to record your address, important phone numbers, and activities that occur on a regular basis.Printout PDF
Creating your to-do list
Creating a To-Do List every week will benefit you by helping to prioritize and organize your tasks, create better time management, conserve your energy, and manage your scleroderma symptoms.Printout PDF
Learning to ask for help
Asking for help is something that can be extremely challenging for everyone, but it’s necessary for a normal life.Printout PDF
Tips on asking for help
Asking for help is key to managing your symptoms and to living a full life. Consider these tips.Printout PDF
Learning to say NO!
Learning to say NO can be a valuable tool for conserving your energy.Printout PDF
Managing your fatigue and scleroderma symptoms by prioritizing tasks
Take control of prioritizing your tasks and conserving your energy; you will find that when you do this you can better manage your scleroderma symptoms.Printout PDF
Rate your fatigue
A good way to manage your fatigue is to start to learn more about it.Printout PDF
Symptoms of fatigue
A list of some of the signs and symptoms that scleroderma patients have experienced with their fatigue.
A printable weekly schedule so you can plan rests.Printout PDF
My weekly to-do list
Keep track of your tasks and goals with this worksheet.Printout PDF
55 gentle ways to take care of yourself when you’re busy, busy, busy.
55 gentle ways you can take care of yourself when you’re pressed for time and attention.Printout PDF
20 tips for a good night’s sleep
Many people have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, or both. Here are some tips for getting a good night’s sleep.Printout PDF
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