Hi there, How do you tell the difference between CFS and depression? I am going through a bout of being very tired and not wanting to do anything or get out bed. I feel really slow and sluggish and feel like I have been punched in the face, but somehow I am wondering if this bout is depression and not CFS. I do believe I have/had CFS as well, I get extreme food sensitivities, in the past, I have had Post-exertional malaise, joint issues and a whole lot of other symptoms, but this time around I am not sure if this is not depression. I'm not overly sad though, just not motivated and very slow to do things. But noticed I am sort of avoiding replying to friends and not wanting to go out (I know you might think well I don't have CFS, but I have been in a bit of remission). Anyway, I had very busy few weeks due to having to help move my gran into an aged care home (and going and finding her one - visiting 13 homes in total) and then moving out of my studio office in the city. If you are wondering, health wise I had been pretty good for the last 2-3 months (took about 5 months on it though to get results), on a strict chemical intolerance diet (and finding out some of my triggers) so I was starting to be able to move more, but a year ago was not able to do any of that because I could hardly move. So yeah maybe all the activity and stress is catching up with me (I was fine and all steam ahead when I was sorting out my grans' issues, but now wondering if it is catching up with me and I am crashing), or I am actually going through depression. I have also had a few food gastrointestinal flare-ups these last few weeks, which probably is adding to the issue. Thoughts?