Fibromyalgia, insidious onset (yeah fucking right). Symptoms include: Fatigue, worsened by physical exertion or stress (CHECK) Activity level decreased to less than 50% of pre-illness activity level (CHECK) Recurrent flu-like illness (CHECK) Sore throat (CHECK) Hoarseness (CHECK) Tender or swollen lymph nodes (glands), especially in neck & underarms (CHECK) Shortness of breath with little orContinue reading “My Fibromyalgia Check-list: Legit Reasons Why I’m a Surly Bitch”
Shaky brain makes shaky hands That itch, and so then does the brain Itch… Yes lift the latch on my skull– Remove the wet wool blanket. Please. Itch… Scratch my itch, my shaky brain, And still my shaky hands that itch.
The lethargy attacking me today is at a level it hasn’t been in several months. It is five o’clock in the afternoon and I have just now managed to get up from the couch to do something useful. I consider writing useful. More than useful, actually. If not for writing, I would be constantly depressed.Continue reading “Fibromyalgia is kicking my ass today.”