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I Have Me Aka Cfs

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 47 People

    Just Finding Out

    I'm feeling so depressed. After reviewing my health cycles, I've just realised that I may have CFS. I haven't been myself since having glandular fever. I've been so tired. I always thought I just had a "weak immune system" but it's only today (after 3 years) I am facing...
    Folrig Folrig 22-25 Oct 19, 2008

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    I Have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    I too have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, although I have been able to uphold my life as normally as possible. I also caught glandular fever afew years ago, right during my HSC. my doctor told me TWICE that it was only tonsillitis, so i continued to go to school which not only made it...
    Gomenasi Gomenasi 18-21, F Jul 7, 2008

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    Getting to Grips With Cfs

    It has bee na little over 2 months since My specialist finally agreed with me, That I've got CFS. The internet is such a great place to gain information. The only trouble is it can lead to overloading and sometimes causes panic. I've lived with the increasing worsening...
    StartingAfresh StartingAfresh 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 9, 2008

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    Rainy Day

    I was going to post this short bit in "I love the Rain" but I'm thinking it might fit this group better. I do love the sound of the rain, it's very relaxing. We've had weeks of sunshine here and it's lovely, bright, and makes my house plants and garden grow. It fills the house...
    MsBlueDreamer MsBlueDreamer 41-45, F Aug 14, 2012

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    It'S All In Your Head???!!!!

    I was diagnosed with my with I was 13 (now 21) after being bed bound for over 6 months the doctors finally told me I had M.E. I tried to live with my problem secretly but after missing most of my last 2 years at school and college, people began to notice! I lost many friends as...
    Nina91 Nina91 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2013

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    Hi i'm a 15 yr old girl

    and have CFS/M.E I've had it since I was 12 i also suffered from depression and panic attacks. I know sometimes you feel like giving up don't!! Keep going when you come through this you will be the strongest person you could imagine! Don't make your dreems any smaller aim higher...
    lottie15 lottie15 16-17, F May 17

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    My Daughter Too

    My daughter found out a month ago that she also has CFS. This is of no surprise to me at all. I knew since she was a few months old. I had a feeling. She was pale and slept so much and wanted to sleep. The throat infections and yeast infections. The look of her. So much like me...
    MsBlueDreamer MsBlueDreamer 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2012

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    13 Years Experience ;)

    None of the general 'disability' groups seemed appropriate, and my apologies for using the term 'CFS'- search engines always change M.E to 'Me', making it impossible to find ;) I caught Glandular Fever when I was 17 and never recovered. That is the short story; the long one is...
    Oracle Oracle 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 1, 2007

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    M.e. Is Becoming "me"

    M.E. is becoming "me." Over the 9 years that I have suffered with ME/CFS more and more of my life, my identity, my personality and my existence has been chipped away at, lost to, or colonized by this illness. I now struggle to think of a single area in my life which is not in...
    LyingDormant LyingDormant 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2010

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    Diet Effects...

    Here are the symptoms and time-frame for certain foods I eat that affect my condition: Yeast, wheat, gluten - extreme cardiovascular fatigue and intellectual confusion that lasts two days (or takes two full nights sleep to get over). I literally cannot think straight with gluten...
    flutterly flutterly 36-40, F Jan 13, 2013

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    It Came Out Of Nowhere...

    ... about four years ago... out of nowhere... I was suddenly reacting to milk and gluten... I was tested and came back clear, at the same time I was so worn out after the gym it took me the best part of a week to recover... and I started getting ill with the flu every few days...
    flutterly flutterly 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2013

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    "I'm Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired"

    I got diagnosed with M.E. when I was 12, now I'm 20yrs old and am still battling, or should that be living, with the illness and its repercussions. I don't know quite what to say here, over the years I seem to have mutated from a person who suffered ME into an ME sufferer, and...
    HorizonSurfer HorizonSurfer 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 15, 2008

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    Damn That Cfs!

    I do not like to complain, but when the flare of fibro and CFS get to a point - I want to scream and shout - in silence because it takes to much energy to do it out loud for real. I was going to meet with a support group with others' like me who have these two health issues and...
    stigmafree stigmafree 31-35 2 Responses Mar 6, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I've wondered it for quite a while, I do suffer from Generalised Anxiety Disorder so there's a bit of me that think it's more than that than CFS. I tend to ache all over on a...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Jul 28

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    I have suffered with anxiety attacks since I was 8 years old! 1993 I was diagnosed with FMS/CFS I seemed to cope OK for a while but the anxiety crept back in over a few years along...
    off2heavenIgo off2heavenIgo 13-15 3 Responses Jul 30

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    When you are too tired to hold on, but too in love to let go, what would you do? Ask yourself, can u live without this person. If you can't, all problems can be solved. Even if...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    So me an this guy I like are txting (he told me his mom seen the doors live aka my fave band) Him: I'm going to build a time machine Me:take me with you Him:heck yea couldn't...
    muffinpowers muffinpowers 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    Ugh I might as well do it, My name is Sigma, "Rex" might have already talked about me. Alpha, aka Rex, has been gone for a few hours now. It's so easy to imitate Alpha, not even...
    MultipleRex MultipleRex 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I have dissociative identity disorder aka multiple personality disorder. Sigma is my dark side. He can mimic my voice and pretend to be me so he can mess with other people and I...
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    Madison Mansion & the Esparto Case! By Paul Dale Roberts, HPI Esoteric Detective Haunted and Paranormal Investigations - HPI International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups...
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    when i was 8 years old i was diagnosed with anxiety and put on fluoxetine aka prozac. i would freak out about storms that were coming towards where i live a week before it was...
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    I am 16 and have wanted to have sex so badley since I was 13. I am now legal so I just want to do it. I need a girl of any build but a nice personality :) message me or heart this...
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    I have 3 dogs and 2 cats,3 guinea pigs. And a bird and fish but they don't have paws, do they? Omg! Do the piggies have paws????? :-)
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    FOR THE GUYS....My son and I used to get a lot of laughs over that horrible and funny show, "The Pick Up Artist."Now I present to you the PUAs female counterpart,who is usually...
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    I literally looked at something in my dream and said "you aren't real" and my mind woke up but I couldn't move or anything. I felt like things were after me. I don't think I'll...
    quirkyme quirkyme 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    So i started talking to this guy this summer and we talked a lot over text for like 1 or 2 months... I didn't exactly like him like him but then we kinda hung out and have fooled...
    MindOfManyThoughts MindOfManyThoughts 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Today i put my two week notice in with the job i have been with for over a year to make the biggest change of my life to be a trucker. Will be hard not seeing my son as much but I...
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    i just received a reply of text message from him "good night"...I'm so happy knowing that he find ways and sometimes break the rules...really love knows no bound, no boundaries, it...
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    Junior high.. ugh.. the worst, it seems. I was bullied a lot by one girl in particular. I guess it was really easy for her to bully me. I was quiet, shy, and a little strange. I...
    ShimmerSquirrels13 ShimmerSquirrels13 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I have never had sleep paralysis but it sounds horrifying!!
    abbyseaney abbyseaney 16-17, T 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I have a couple, one which no one knows. Another a few people know.. one of those people was an "oops, I let it slip" and my mom got a phone call from some place that deals with...
    ShimmerSquirrels13 ShimmerSquirrels13 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I came out as bisexual to only some people in my family; if my mom or grandparents find out I'll be disowned. :/ I haven't come out as Agender to anyone yet...
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    I wish I was fearless and bold and, could put up a fight and stand up for myself but the truth is I am as timid as one could ever be. I shy away from strangers and stress out if I...
    patiencesentience patiencesentience 18-21, F Jul 23

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    I have trust issues. I haven't ways had them, in my younger years I trusted without fear of pain or betrayals but I can't function like that anymore. When I was 19 I started...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F Jul 23

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    When I was 18 I got diagnosed with chronic pancreatitis and have had lots of test done but still live everyday in pain. Is this normal for pancreatitis or has anyone have this...
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    The women of today have tutorials on how to walk in high heels. I wonder what the tutorials were like when foot-binding was popular. I also wonder if the women of tomorrow will...
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    I'm sharing this with you because I want to know how I can move forward from this. I do love my husband but I feel so betrayed by his actions. And not just him his family and...
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    I have been hurt and cheated on many times and still, here i am, staying with him and loving him. Now, other woman (he denies having any communication with her) is texting me and...
    brokenscarred brokenscarred 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 23

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    I recently got diagnosed with ADD. It makes sense when I think about it but while it gives me some hope of achieving academic sucess. It feels like I am defective...its a bit of a...
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