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I Battle Fatigue Every Day

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 97 People

    I Can Sleep Forever

    I'm so sleepy at random times. It is so annoying. I get sleepy reading, and listening to people... it is so weird...   Sometimes it just disappears and I am as sharp as a blade... man I am so hormonal.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 16, 2010

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    Too Tired To Type This But...

    I have been dealing with a level of fatigue I have never seen anyone else have before. At one point I was sleeping 14 hours a day. I found out about 2 years ago I am hypothyroid and am on the medicine to treat it synthroid. I still don't feel well even on medicine. Although I am...
    putrjnky putrjnky 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2012

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    I Believe I Do

    i believe i have fatigue . what is fatigue ? i am almost always sore , tired , iritable sometimes of the month or highly stressed . ????
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 13, 2010

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    Going On 2 Years

    this has been a problem for me for about two years and has been gradually getting worse and worse to the point where, now, i am resorting to pinching myself during class to stay awake. Some days i can be awake as little as 2 hours before I'm yawning badly, without even having...
    jiyuunatori jiyuunatori 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 15, 2010

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    Tired Of Being Tired...

    I really wish they could figure out what is wrong with me by now.  I miss my life.  I feel like it's passing me by.  I used to wake up by 8 AM even on the weekends, and be excited to go out and run errands.  Now, I can't get enough sleep to give me...
    lexxij lexxij 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2010

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    Made it to 11 am today

    before it set in. I hate it, it's taking over my life!'
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F Jul 23, 2014

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    It Is Manageable

    For now at least.  Mostly it means I need about 10 hours sleep, instead of 8.  8 or less and I'm just very weary and lethargic.  My knees/ankles are achy and heavy, and a little tingly, also I'll feel lightheaded for a long time.  I need an hour or two before that goes away...
    Opalgem Opalgem 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2011

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    Rheumatoid Arthritis

    i have RA and it gives me fatigue like crazy. i drink coffee all day and could still sleep easily. my bed and i are best friends. i had surgery on both of my knees and before that i had a lot of pain and couldnt walk for 3 years. now i can walk and have very little to no pain but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 26, 2011

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    Eyes Wide Shut

    I am sitting at work right now and I cannot keep my eyes open if I had toothpicks stuck in them. Yesterday I fell asleep while sitting upright with my head cupped in my hands. I only woke up when my head started tilting!!! I get up and I am tired. I go to work and I am tired. I...
    PrincessLulu PrincessLulu 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 15, 2010

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    Last year in march I was diagnosed with

    glandular fever. It was the start of my last year of school and today I still suffer the symptoms, basically just being so fatigue - it's a like a puppet with no strings. The problem is its invisible some people just don't understand how sore and tired your body is feeling...
    zoemay1 zoemay1 18-21, F Jan 25, 2014

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    I just have the hardest time with faith. Some days I just think things will be ok. Most time I think things are what they are hopeless. I want to sleep. I am annoyed some days when...
    Nurse68 Nurse68 41-45, F Jan 4

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    most days bring new challenging experiences in to my life. it is a struggle to face the world everyday feeling like a failure. it is even harder when folks look up to you are a...
    tsnuggles tsnuggles 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    This group name made me laugh a bit when I saw it. Not because people's stories and everything. But because it's true. Since the day we were born we started dying. So yes, everyday...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The day I stop learning will be the day I die, and that won't be by choice (or at least, that's the plan!). If you open your eyes and mind, the world is full of information you...
    jahosijhs jahosijhs 26-30, M Jan 1

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    Had this down on my list for a while, but I'm actually trying to do it some days now.I've set myself 3 litres a day. That's 5.3 pints (or confusingly 6.3 pints if you're in the US...
    WineTilTheGoldenEvening WineTilTheGoldenEvening 51-55, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    about to burn a kush joint right now. everyone have an awesome day. love from the chi
    a1geekysteezy a1geekysteezy 22-25, M 13 hrs ago

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    I'm starting to be only attracted to females and good friends with males with each day going by:)
    lizmcfee lizmcfee 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    My mother has bipolar and sometimes admits it. Most of the time she won't. Two days ago she threatened to kill herself if I didn't give into her demands. She puts herself in...
    rudereplica rudereplica 31-35, F Jan 7

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    I just am…. it is so strange. The other day I was even watching football!
    Diginator Diginator 70+, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    Today was just another Sunday. It was unusually cold for Texas, and the pitter-patter of rain could be heard outside of my window. As I listened to the rain, I rolled over in bed...
    TheWhimsicalHeart TheWhimsicalHeart 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 11

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    I just started back cutting again, I'm just not strong enough to deal with all this pain inside me and it's killing me inside. I'm back to my sad old self, I have my sleepless...
    SweetcakesJr SweetcakesJr 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I made a deal. 3x a day. Morning, afternoon, and night. Try it if you only do it one or two times. That third makes all the difference
    NewBeginnings5 NewBeginnings5 22-25 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I don't wear girdles everyday, but I often wear an OBG to hold up my nylons under my male clothing at work. In colder weather I ofter wear a LLPG
    CindyCD478 CindyCD478 41-45, T 7 Responses Jan 16

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    This pretty much wraps up my days...pic inside
    NewBeginnings5 NewBeginnings5 22-25 6 days ago

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    This should be a compulsory subject in school!!!!! The pleasure derived from this activity cannot be adequately expressed in words. In my youth once a day was not enough.
    willylover1 willylover1 61-65, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    One again. I dumped something on me this morning waking me up and instead of hearing ,"are you okay". I hear,"great going." It just proves to me how much my family cares about...
    kpfoster1985 kpfoster1985 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    It's hard to do especially since I'm a caffeine junkie. But I'm going to try for the sake of my health.
    YouDaOne23 YouDaOne23 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Today I decided to ask my housemate to pay me the gas money she promised when I drove her to her Christmas Party in the pouring rain. It was about three weeks ago and she said she...
    melymay melymay 22-25, F Jan 1

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    I always felt if you're not learning, you're stagnating.
    SnowCrow SnowCrow 31-35, M Jan 5

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    House Cleaning!! Got TONS of undies, still with very serviceable life left in them, to go to a good home - all kinds from basic FTL's to some great colored Honors bikinis that...
    billytex1 billytex1 61-65, M Jan 10

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    I have worn white briefs exclusively since I was a boy. I am 51 now. First I do when I get home from work is to ***** down to my briefs for the remainder of the evening. It was...
    bottom63 bottom63 51-55, M Jan 13

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    I do. it's true. no one feels worse than you. you think. you're dead. I'm alive only in my head. I sink. sink deep. silently as I think. alone. my throne. my blood turns a light...
    debonaireash debonaireash 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    Well the name sorta explains it all
    idkanythinganymore idkanythinganymore 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Still wear them don't like it hanging loose while doing sports
    whitietighties whitietighties 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've been dehydrated my whole life. My body doesn't tell me I need to drink until my mouth is so dry it's difficult to taste. I'm pretty sure my body fails to release whatever the...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I cant bear all this why am i the 1???the pple i loved @EP now turn their backs on me ...i give u my love and trust bt what happened??....
    Benshee Benshee 22-25, F 15 hrs ago

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    Depression has been a part of my life since I was 11 years old, when I was diagnosed as Manic Depressive and prescribed Sertraline (Zoloft) to help manage it. Since then, it has...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F Jan 18

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    I battle insecurity everyday. I don't want this to come off as a sob story or a pity party, but I truly feel ugly and unwanted. I am not socially awkward at all, and can have great...
    cparfait cparfait 18-21, M Jan 2

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    “What do YOU have to be depressed about?!?” Asked a negative coworker yesterday when he heard me talking about my goals for the new year (to be healthier mentally and...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 10

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    I have a hard time to do certain things, like stick to a diet. I don't care about my weight unless I realize my old dress doesn't fit or somebody in my close circle tells me I am...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    “You fool!” a voice says to me. I gasp. “Who said that?!?” “What would you be free of? Free from what exactly? Pain? Suffering? Uncertainty? You think you're the only...
    WearOutKyd WearOutKyd 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    Every day I battle depression.
    horneybear79912 horneybear79912 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 13

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    So I'm pretty screwed. For years I've kept going and stayed alive for my mother and friends but I can't do this anymore. I barely ever leave my room, I barely ever have motivation...
    justnobody1272 justnobody1272 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Today I did some more art, went down to the art gallery that was showing my stuff, and read for a while. The drugs have put me in such a haze that I can't think straight, so I...
    humangarbage humangarbage 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    Well, 2014 was another year of me being single. Not. One. Single. Girlfriend. Despite the rejections and bullshit excuses, I've been content with this overall until I watched my...
    CloseButNoGuitar CloseButNoGuitar 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 5

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