It’s coming 

I can feel health comas coming. There’s nothing you can do to avoid them- small naps, being lazy, nothing. About a week in advance, my knees start hurting, my muscles are tired, my hearing gets bad, and my memory gets worthless. It gets worse and worse each day, until I fall asleep for 16 hours- involuntary health coma. Usually I can clear my schedule and sleep all day; sometimes I can’t, and I drop the ball on some thing. It’s an inevitable and inescapable part of life with this type of disability.

I’ve felt it coming since Tuesday, only identified that it was more than simply tired yesterday (Wednesday), and I expect it’ll hit Saturday. When I have a work training. Hopefully I can hold off and crash Sunday…

If this happens to you, don’t fight it- your body needs this. One of the best pieces of advice I’ve taken and give out is: have one day a week that’s an established day of rest, don’t schedule anything during the day on your rest day.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

amicrobialworld

- How much do you know?

at the Heart of Privacy

K Royal (@heartofprivacy)

Controller Issues

Gamer Dads Who Need an Outlet

%d bloggers like this: