I hate the fact that it is 2:19pm and I’m exhausted. In fact, I hated it even more at 9am this morning when I was exhausted just from getting showered and dressed. I remember when the adrenaline from working in sales would keep me going non-stop. Now, I feel like I need a nap every few hours. It isn’t even hot outside, which usually triggers my fatigue. In fact it’s a perfect, crisp Fall afternoon. Yet here I am back in my apartment, swigging caffeine and trying to ignore the couch that is beckoning me to lie down. I can feel myself fading, but I have to fight it. If I fall asleep now, I’ll only hate myself later. See, I have this really obnoxious, loud voice in my head that loves to tear me down, loves to tell me that I am only imagining my symptoms, and that I use Multiple Sclerosis as an excuse. I look fine, so I should be fine. Falling asleep sounds like heaven, but waking up to that voice in my head will be nothing but hell. I think I’ll make another cup of coffee….
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