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Dance and Pay the Piper

Discussion in 'Post-Exertional Malaise, Fatigue, and Crashes' started by belize44, Nov 19, 2016.

  1. belize44

    belize44 Senior Member

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    Two days ago I was having an exceptionally good day; mood was good, energy high. I started dancing to some old music from my youth (most unwise as I grew short of breath within minutes) and....two days later I am crashed. I even vomited twice before going down for the count which was new for me. I can barely sip water and though I am severely dehydrated I fear more vomiting if I drink too much liquid; it's as if there is a feeling of fullness in my stomach. I have been sleeping round the clock since yesterday afternoon and only got up to check emails and post on here, then back to bed.

    Anyway just needed to vent; this disease is so cruel!
     
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  2. AndyPR

    AndyPR Cookies for Tired Sam

    So sorry to hear you've crashed, hope it passes quickly.

    And yes, it is cruel.
     
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  3. trishrhymes

    trishrhymes Senior Member

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    Love and hugs. I hope you feel better soon. It's such a cruel condition.:hug:
     
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    rosie26 Senior Member

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    Hoping it passes soon for you also @belize44 :hug:
     
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  5. TiredSam

    TiredSam The wise nematode hibernates

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    Similar situation - after an exceptionally good few weeks I noticed that when I was on the phone, instead of lying on my sofa and limiting it to 20 minutes, I stood up and started pacing around while I was talking. That didn't last long. It's so easy to forget and start "getting back to normal" during a good phase.

    Hope you recover soon :).
     
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  6. belize44

    belize44 Senior Member

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    When I was in my twenties, I used to dance all the time; I just loved it! Before this disease took over, I used to do so many things and I am feeling the resentment now. @TiredSam; I have had this happen from long phone conversations, too so I can relate. I am up and about a bit today, because the landlord wants to show our apartment since we are moving out next week. All I want to do is crawl back into bed...:ill:
     
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    erin Senior Member

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    I hope you get better soon. Mind you, you could get crushed for other reasons, at least you had some fun. I love dancing, I should say I used to love dancing. It's all "I used to..." nowadays.
     
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    belize44 Senior Member

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    @ erin: alas, so true. Everything is "used to."
     
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  9. MastBCrazy

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    Wishing you the best for the move @belize44 !
     
  10. belize44

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    Well, we're all moved in now. And since there is a flight of stairs, I have pain in muscles that I never knew I had! But is a nicer and larger apartment than the one we vacated, and it is also very quiet up here. I am still crashed but slowly recovering. Thanks for the support; I love this site!
     
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