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I Battle Fatigue Every Day

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Made it to 11 am today

    before it set in. I hate it, it's taking over my life!'
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F Jul 23

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    Day 2 : I woke up with a song in my heart, god , pandora music
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    Day three: I'm happy I have a tredmill I'm glad I have my best friend who I talk to about everything I love Thursdays. Best rest day ever.
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    Everything is done for a plan. Good and bad.
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    1. My grandmother is still alive and God has blessed me with someone so beautiful, I can't even find the words to describe how much and what she means to me 2. I have something to...
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