Chronic fatigue syndrome dating
In fact, for a diagnosis of FMS, you have to have pain in all four quadrants of the body. Maybe you’ve pulled an all-nighter in college or stayed out so late once that you went to work without sleeping. Think about those times when you’ve been flat-out exhausted.
So it’s not like someone who has a bad back or pain from an old knee injury. Have you ever felt too tired to even lift your head off the bed? FMS typically involves less fatigue than ME/CFS, but it can still be profound and persistent. That’s a big one to wrap your head around: rest doesn’t help.
Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome are unpredictable.
None of us knows how we’re going to feel the next week, the next day, the next minute.
We’re not “making a big deal” out of it or “too sensitive,” it’s just how our nerves and brain respond to pain signals. (That’s confirmed by brain scans in which the pain centers light up like crazy.) The pain is coming from amped-up nerves and a nervous system that’s in overdrive at all times.
First of all, you must be an awesome person to be willing to take that on.
Because it can go well, and you both deserve it, too.
You probably don’t know a lot about these conditions. The biggest thing is understanding this next statement completely and never forgetting it.
We can be up and active one day only to be bedridden then next.
We don’t do this intentionally and believe me, we wish it didn’t happen.