As usual, I am still having problems sleeping. I had one night this week where I slept for ONE HOUR, and the rest of the week sleeping has been on and off. I have also been having issues with my back since Sunday so that … [Read more...] about Sleep Disorders and Back Pain – This Week’s Issues
Sorry for the lack of posting I've been doing on this site lately. I have been having a ME/CFS flare and I just haven't had the energy to take care of this site or much else for that matter. I hope that after a few more … [Read more...] about Lack of Posting Due to ME/CFS Flare
WARNING: THIS POST INCLUDES POST-OP PICTURES OF MY RECENT LEG SURGERY. I DON'T THINK THEY ARE GROSS BUT I CAN'T SPEAK FOR HOW EVERYONE ELSE FEELS. IF YOU DON'T LIKE TO SEE BRUISING OR DRIED BLOOD, SKIP THIS POST. Here … [Read more...] about Pictures of Stab Phlebectomy & Vein Surgery
I haven't been feeling very well the past few days and it's not the normal ME/CFS stuff. The problem is I can't tell if some of my symptoms are my Interstitial Cystitis acting up, or if there is something going on with my … [Read more...] about Brown Urine – What Does This Indicate?
I have been waiting 15 years to have my kitchen remodeled and we were finally able to make that dream come true. Our house was built in 1965 and we were still using the same stove and had all of the original cabinets. The … [Read more...] about Finally – Kitchen Remodeling Job Finished Today!
I am experiencing yet another flare and I'm afraid that this one isn't going to go away anytime soon. I have had CFS long enough to know that this flare is a pretty bad one and it will take me a while to come back from it. … [Read more...] about Too Miserable To Give A Crap
When I go into work on Friday, I am going to let my bosses know about my chronic illnesses and hopefully they will be understanding. I have been there almost 7 months now and I am finding that it is getting harder and harder … [Read more...] about I’m Coming Clean With My Illnesses At Work
I have been having a ME/CFS flare this week and I spend most of my days in bed or on the couch sleeping. Fortunately, my work schedule this week was Sunday, Friday and Saturday so I have had a few days to do nothing but … [Read more...] about My Recent ME/CFS Flare
I was totally humiliated yesterday at work when I had a mini-breakdown. It is becoming abundantly clear to me that while I can't stand being at home all of the time, working is not turning out to be a positive outlet for … [Read more...] about My Breakdown At Work
I hope I don't sound like a Scrooge but I'm glad the holidays are over. I love to see the excitement on my son's face during Christmas but physically the holidays are just too much for me. It never seems to matter how well I … [Read more...] about Post-Holiday Crash and Burn