You Know You Have CFS When...

I came across this and loved it.  It fits with having Fibromyalgia just as well.  Sometimes you just have to laugh at all the silly things you do because of these crazy illnesses.

You Know You Have CFS When...
Author Unknown
...when you are cautioned to slow down by your doctor instead of by the police. have a choice of two temptations and you choose the one that will get you home earlier. realize that caution is the only thing you care to exercise. don't worry about avoiding temptation. With CFS, it will avoid you.
...getting lucky means you found your car in the parking lot.'re sitting in a rocker and you can't get it started. don't care where your wife goes, just so you don't have to go along. wake up with that morning-after feeling, and you didn't do anything the night before.
...the doctor says "I have good news and bad news -- the good news is that you are not a hypochondriac..." go to make toast and nothing happens. You've plugged in the can opener. say to your wife, "Good morning, Mary"...and her name is Sharon. have to sit down to brush your teeth in the morning. become exhausted trying to blow out the candles on your birthday cake. forget your twin sister's birthday. realize that you just sprayed spot remover under your arms instead of deodorant. put both contact lenses in the same eye.
...there is a big basket at the bottom of the stairs full of stuff waiting to go upstairs. -- David White takes you longer to get up the energy to go to the store than the completed task takes you. -- sassyj feed your pets, then sit down and try to decide if it is really worthwhile to get up again just to feed yourself. -- Sandy Flake cut off all your hair because you're too tired to wash/style it anymore. -- Shyrell Melara go to the store to get some cosmetics and write your check out to "Wallpaper" instead of "Wal-mart." -- Sheri (HA! I do this ALL the time! T.J.)
... to unlock your car, you pull out a garage door opener from your purse, aim it at the key slot on your car door, click away, and then stand there in a stupor, wondering why the door wont open. -- Sheri
... you decide that tap water is ok, because the new gallon jug of bottled water is on the floor and it's still full. -- Elsie
... you go upstairs to have a bath, only to realize the bathplug is you decide to have a bath tomorrow instead. -- gossamer
... you continue watching Martha Stewart reinvent the brick because the remote is out of the hand grope area. -- Christa (How true, How true! T.J.)


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