Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Apathy and Fatigue

I looked up fatigue on the Internet. The following are possible contributors;

Not enough sleep
Vitamin deficiency
Lack of exercise
Mental stress
Physical stress

Fatigue symptoms include;

Weakness, lack of energy, tiredness, exhaustion

I should see a doctor if;

I have menstrual irregularities (sorry, Nanna) and sudden fatigue.

All of these apply.
(Though there were others)

There are numerous times throughout the week where I suddenly become exhausted. I have spurts where I'm fine one moment, and so very tired the next. Any tiny bit of energy exhaustion leads to me wanting to basically crash. When I wake up in the mornings, even after an adequate amount of sleep, I will feel so tired for the next 3-4 hours. This morning, for example, I woke up fairly late...ate breakfast...layed on the couch and fell back asleep for another two hours. Then I woke up, went into my room, sat on my bed, and fell asleep again. This afternoon, about an hour before church, I was cleaning my room. I sat down for a moment, and sudden extreme fatigue came over me, and I nearly crashed right there. I had to go to the couch and take an hour long nap. I've also been getting really bad headaches.

I guess I'm going to see a doctor soon.

I said all that number 1, to complain (lol) and number 2 to let you all know that fatigue apparently causes really extreme apathy. When I'm tired, I'm very apathetic towards everything. Nothing phases or concerns me. I really don't care about anything in the world. When I looked up fatigue on the Internet today, it said that apathy tends to come right along with it.


This is what is going on in my life.
Isn't it great?

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