Just turned from the 14th to the 15th. Meaning today is my 20th birthday. I can't sleep thanks to the pain. My friends want to hang out, but I'll probably spend the day sleeping again. I'm going to try though. The least I can do it nap while at my friends house, I've done it before. We're supposed to play d&d tonight. I hope I have enough energy. My boyfriend wants to take me for breakfast. I hope I have enough energy. We're going to have pizza and icecream cake, I hope I have enough energy.
How do you cope? When you want to do something so badly, or have an important day, and youre just too exhausted, in too much pain, that you can't?
Happy birthday Ember! I'm sorry to hear it hasn't gotten off to a good start but hopefully it'll get better for you.
Tbh I only go out with my husband and children now because I will grit my teeth and deal with it for them. I can't do that for most other people. It was my dad's 60th birthday last weekend and I felt terrible, right in the middle of a fibromyalgia flare up. I had a nap, hot bath with Epsom salts and made sure I did not miss my medication. Eventually I relaxed enough to enjoy the day.
Happy birthday Ember. Try and enjoy it love. Its the pits you have pain today of all days. Take it easy, pace yourself. I'm sure your friends will be understanding. It's so dang hard to explain how hard it is when they've not got pain or for that matter experienced it. Chin up chicken, deep breaths and I'm sure you'll share a few laughs. Always remember motion is lotion no matter how crap you feel. Hugs from the Gold Coast of Australia