Back years ago, before I became ill, I could remember everything. My family called me a "walking telephone book" because I could hear someone's phone number one time and it would be forever locked in my memory. Now I'm … [Read more...] about Where Has My Memory Gone?
I have really been struggling for about the past week and I continue to feel worse every day. I guess I did too much while on vacation because I have not felt well since we have been home and I HATE this feeling! I have to … [Read more...] about Struggling Here…
We are home! We returned about midnight on Friday night and I have to say I am exhausted! It was a great trip, but as those of you with CFS and FM know, the long days, walking, etc. can really take a toll on our bodies - … [Read more...] about We’re Home!
I have always had a lot of problems with computers. When I was still working, I went through 2 computers in 4 years. My boss would have the IT staff come to our building from across the country to try and figure out why my … [Read more...] about Health Problems Causing Computer to Crash?
The other weekend, my husband had his big collector show that he does twice a year to help raise money for a local club he belongs to. I helped out by working in the kitchen and it took me a week to recover! I was exhausted … [Read more...] about Down For the Count
Many people in our society today call themselves perfectionists and they do so with a strong sense of pride. I am a perfectionist and I always thought that was a good thing. I would brag about my accomplishments, how well I … [Read more...] about An Upclose Look at Perfectionism…When Being Perfect Goes Wrong
Today I am feeling very hormonal. I really feel as though everything inside of me is totally out of whack, if that makes sense. It is not time for my period, so I know that is not the problem. I started feeling this way a … [Read more...] about Crash and Burn
Last week was a hard one for me physically. Luckily, I try to write posts for this blog a week in advance, so I was prepared. The beginning of last week I had a night where I was up until after 3:00 a.m. and wasn't able to … [Read more...] about Last Week Was Rough
I had to go see the doctor today. My back has been acting up really bad this week and I couldn't take the pain anymore. Anyway, I got a lecture because she felt as though I have been overdoing it some. I try to listen and … [Read more...] about Doctor’s Appointment Today
I woke up yesterday morning and immediately before I got out of bed I knew I didn't feel right. When I got up to get ready, I was extremely lightheaded and I stumbled around as though I were drunk. I hadn't gotten up fast … [Read more...] about Extremely Lightheaded…Anyone Else?