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How do I keep going?!

Mar 10, 2016 7:18 PM

I'm so exhausted working all week rehearsing at night as I have a performance on Saturday and I was literally exhausted after practising one song. My back is in agony and I feel like my body is going to give up. I have a headache every single night without fail. What can I do to get my energy up and keep going? It's all well and good rehearsing but what if I burn out and can't perform well?

Mar 10, 2016 7:28 PM

I feel you. We're doing Carmina Burana and Rutter this season. I REALLY want to try a solo, but my chest hurts so much and I'm out of breath so often due to the methane leak here. Bad enough I need to figure out how to stuff my TENS unit into my pantyhose so I can stand during the concert!!
I found I was anemic and started taking iron. It did little until I learned we need B12 to make iron metabolize. Started an excellent B12 with the iron, and my energy is incredible. I can give blood too, since the anemia is better too.
It does feel like most days are gotten through because of our force of will rather than any strength in our bodies. We do too much, but what choice is there? At least we can help each other out.

Mar 10, 2016 7:33 PM

You both are amazing!!!!I know you are feeling poorly and I wish I could wave a magic wand and grant everyone free of pain. However, to see what you both are pushing through is awe inspiring! We all are proud of you. I wish I could see you both perform. So, rest, do what you need to do to get the pain levels down. I am concerned about your headaches Spiritualgirl... Are the migraine types or sinus or cervical in nature? Love and Blessings, Terri

Mar 10, 2016 7:47 PM

May you both be blessed with the strength needed to get through your programs! Hugs, & yes you are inspiring! Gives me hope that if they find out my sob cause I'll be able to become more active too. πŸ™‚πŸ’•πŸ™πŸŒΌπŸ‘

Mar 10, 2016 8:19 PM

I took a break from singing since I lost my father but I have put my all into this girlband as he left me all of his musical equipment and told me his wish for me was to keep singing. I found it too hard and painful when he died - it just reminded me of my loss and I only felt ready to start again recently doing an xfactor night to select members. I'm scared I can't do it, I'm scared I will let him down. I'm scared I will let the other girls down. Music is my life and I would hate to think could never perform again. My headaches are pretty bad and I'm getting nose bleeds. They are like tension headaches and sometimes migraines. I have had Botox and tried so many different tablets but it didn't help. Thank u guys so much to hear we are an inspiration is so so kind. I look at Beyonce (maybe setting the bar to high) and I think will I ever get there again?! Maybe I will but I know it would put me in bed for days after. I wish there was a magic tablet or potion to just take the pain away and give me energy - give me my life back! xx

Mar 10, 2016 9:46 PM

No I have asked to be referred to neurology and I'm still waiting it's been over 6 months. x

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