I know very little about CFS. I need some info. I have had several of the symtoms since 2009, when I went into septic shock with MRSA, after having breast reconstruction surgery. The shock and high fever(106) left me in a coma and kidney failure. After this health problem I had 2 failed and 1 successful spinal surgery, then ulna neuropathy, than cancer again. Since 2009 I have had debilitating fatique. It's hard to sleep, when I do I do not wake up rested. I have difficulty managing even minor tasks. Could this be CFS? I do not feel depressed, quite the opposite, I feel blessed to still be among the living. However my standard of living is significantly diminished due to constant fatique. I am not a lazy person by nature but I now feel it's nearly imposible to accomplish even minor tasks. I need advice please.View Thread
Thank you Painfully Exhausted for responding to my post. Your story touched me deeply. I too have a wonderful, supportive husband and have experienced guilt that he is left to do everything, as I simply can not carry my fair share of the workload that makes home life tolerable. However, when I allow that sense of guilt to get the upper hand I find I become more exhausted. Mental exhaustion just feeds physical exhaustion. When you truely take inventory of all you have you will see the blessings. I admire you for being able to work 32 hours a week. I sometimes can't seem to get up off the couch. So as I see it that is one of your blessings, although it likely sometimes feels like a curse.lol. You have 4 children. Children are always a blessing. Your husband sounds as amazing as mine, I am so glad that you have a good man that will be there to support you. How can that not be a huge blessing? Please don't allow all the negative emotions to overcome you. I don't know if you are a spirtual person, but I find prayer helps. I will keep you in my prayers. Again, thank you for responding. Your story in many ways is similar to mine. Let's lean on each other for support .View Thread
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