I’m having a hard time writing and reading because I’ve had such a horrific relapse, but I thought I’d reblog my friend Jak’s latest post because it describes pretty well exactly how my body is feeling right now. I’ll update soon when the muscle pain and blinding headaches ease up.
OK, what the fuck happened?! Last weekend I felt great: painted the side of my shed and drove myself 30 miles to the city for a mooch round the shops, then woke up Monday morning with my period and feeling like I’d been hit by a 2 ton truck. Didn’t think much of it, as my period always makes me as rough as a badger’s bum for a few days, but it’s now over and I feel worse than ever.
I am definitely ME-ish. I feel like every cell in my body is operating on 30% power and I ache all over like I’m coming down with the raging flu. My brain is cloudy with fog and there is a numb, pounding patch right between my eyes. I’m exhausted, feel dopily drugged yet can’t sleep. I’m nauseous and my throat is sore.
My mast cells are also playing up. …
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