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I'm so tired my body is shaking.

Dec 12, 2015 7:07 AM

I've been up since yesterday morning at the hospital with my mom. Running back and forth checking ony dad. Forgetting my meds but thank GOD I had a hidden stash of tramadol. Other then sleep how do u guys deal with this level of exhaustion? There is no rest in sight for me. Any ideas tips.?

Dec 12, 2015 1:39 PM

New, the only advice I can give to you is just hang on and just be held. Other then that, no words of wisdom come to mind.

Dec 12, 2015 4:49 PM

You do need to try an pace yourself. Even though everything going on around you is crazy, you need to make sure there is some 'you' time in there somewhere, whether it be taking a nice bubble bath with honey and your favorite essential oils in it or some yoga and meditation. When I play my favorite music and do some yoga I normally feel a little more at ease even though the yoga hurts to move my body around. I'm praying you have some sleep and less pain!

Dec 12, 2015 6:10 PM

New fibro girl please don't forget your meds keep a some in a old medicine bottle. That's what I do I keep one full of my pain meds in case I am not at home and need some? Try and take it as easy as possible.

Dec 12, 2015 6:36 PM

Thank you everyone mom is home now so I've got both parents home together again. Once I got mom settled still had to go grocery shopping. When I got there they had no electronic carts so I had to walk it. On top of my already 10 pain. Lo g story short I made it almost got sick because I forgot to eat before I left but I held it. I'm home now and ate and took meds. Everyone is in there rooms and ready for bed ..well excpt for me.. Lol .I've one more round d if meds for the house before I can lay down. But I am sitting with my feet up and my blanket. I'm so tired. But just two more hours and I can go to sleep. Thanks k you for the advice and the support its awesome here.

Dec 13, 2015 2:22 PM

Newfibrogirl, no matter what, you MUST find a way to get even a little rest. If you're not well, you can't take care of anyone. You have to take care of you. I can't imagine the running back and forth and the exhaustion. I get shaky when I haven't slept in a few days myself. Even through exhaustion, I focus on the task at have and eventually sleep will come. You need to find a quiet place in your head and heart and let yourself drift off. Think of a really happy day that you loved and remember it, replay it in your mind like a movie. Deep breathe and you should fall asleep for a little while. I'm sending you positive vibes, love, and gentle {{Hugs}} to help pull you through. Better days are coming. Hang in there. 💕🙏🏻🌻

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