The Hard Reality of Living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Sufferers aren't just "being tired all the time"—their brains can't connect properly to the spinal nerve tracts and so fail to control vital bodily functions. It's time we...
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  • "'It feels like a full-time job trying to monitor myself, my energy levels; deciding what I'm able to do and what will make me feel awful afterwards,' says an online friend of my mom's. 'Talking and being in people's company is very quickly draining, and I end up feeling shaky and weak. My jaw quite often goes into spasm. My brain struggles to think fast enough to respond to people in real time.'"