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For me it's like rising extra early, working a full day till very late, driving home an hour in traffic, taking a sleeping pill, then, after all that, being expected to stay awake and focused and not think everything is too much effort...

28 People With Chronic Illness Explain What ‘Brain Fog’ Feels Like to Them

28 People With Chronic Illness Explain What ‘Brain Fog’ Feels Like to Them - and really resonate!

No I'm not :(   Ask anyone who has experienced an aneurysm rupture and they will tell you or talk about this "new" me. Changes happen in your brain and you are never the person you used to be. Your personality, likes, dislikes, taste, intelligence hobbies, EVERYTHING about you can change, as if someone else took over your body.

I am not me anymore. That is the simple and plain truth. I am no longer that Dutch student who lived a boring life in the south of Holland. I am an Element of Nature, result of a botched experiment. I am a reanimated corpse.

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Fibro: Tired of doctors. Tired of pain. Tired of pills. Tired of stress. Tired of fatigue. Tired of always being sick, oh yes!

It's amazing how someone's (as in mine) can look normal, yet I have all the symptoms of a disease. I have multiple forms of arthritis. All of which, are moderate to severe. Primary is Forestier's Disease (aka, DISH), diagnosed. Test come up negative or inconclusive for Rheumatoid Arthritis & Anklyosing Spondylitis. Signs & symptoms of RA are minor, but the signs & symptoms of AS are atypical & conclusive for AS. It's very frustrating. I have other CIs, with widespread chronic pain which is…

It's amazing how someone's (as in mine) can look normal, yet I have all the symptoms of a disease. I have multiple forms of arthritis. All of which, are moderate to severe. Primary is Forestier's Disease (aka, DISH), diagnosed. Test come up negative or in

chronic pain. Unfortunately bed time is when I seem to be most awake. And yeah, I've tried all the insomnia suggestions. I dunno, it's like everything is finally loosening up right when I need to sleep, and I have to start all over again in the morning.

Unfortunately bed time is when I seem to be most awake. And yeah, Ive tried all the insomnia suggestions. I dunno, its like everything is finally loosening up right when I need to sleep, and I have to start all over again in the morning.

So fed up... you go through hell thinking those things will fix the future and nope.  The future will still  have pain and mobility issues maybe forever..   Wow.. what to look forward to when this robs everything you can do at times?

Chronic illness bucket list - "I just want to feel like I'm not fighting an unwinnable battle for once.

Because every. single. time I say No, I feel like I am disappointing you. - omg yes! And I also hate hearing "you look better!" - like when did I ever look sick?

There are many symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome. If you suspect that you may be suffering from this disabling disease, it is important that you seek the

Sometimes you have to accept the fact that certain things…

Sometimes you have to accept the fact that certain things...

Sad but true. People change and not always for the better. And sometimes they don't change, they just reveal their true selves.

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