I've been bedridden for three weeks A combination of PEM, POTs, plus inflamation, muscular fatigue, blood sugar all over the place and bad case of impaired thermoregulation. I'm slowly recovering but suddenly, instead of doing nothing the whole day, enduring boredome and wasting time, I realized I can do a lot if I alternate some 5 minutes rest with some 5 minutes activity. Nothing extreme. For example I was getting tired of the stale air and wanted to breath some fresh air, so I opened the window and from the bedroom (which is close to the window) I took deep breathing of the cool air of the morning. Then I rested for another 5-6 minutes. But this time, thanks to the realization I had actually done something before, I was more relaxed and at east just resting and didn't feel much bored. Then I listened to a song for 5 minutes. And again rested for 5-10. Then I drunk a cup of tea, very slowly in order for the whole activity to take 5 minutes and I actually enjoyed the taste a lot more because of the slow pace. I used 5 minutes to write down all the things I could do in those 5 minutes bits, things I have postponed for a long time like setting my HD, erasing old messages from my cell, sending that email. I'm using 5 minutes to write this post. Then I will rest, in this way I won't spent too much consecutive time at the PC without resting the mind and the eyesa; I'm starting to think that even excessive consecutive computer us could lead to PEM. When I won't be on bed anymore I will use this same pattern to walk 5 minutes around the house or have a footbath with crystal salts or cook a meal. Sounds like this could work in both preventing boredome, PEM and a feeling of lacking accomplishments. Any thought?