When you have an infant, you can never completely count on a good night's sleep. We've been blessed with a pretty terrific little sleeper. She'll often sleep through the night, for 12 hours straight! However, she also has bouts of teething that interrupt her sleep for several days in a row. We're in the middle of a teething episode now. Those two upper, front teeth have been bugging her constantly!
As it happens, Sienna is also going through a bit of a mommy-phase right now. She wants me to hold her all the time, and certainly won't let Dennis rock her during the night. Although I love her little "mama" coos, it's a bit draining when she's teething and waking up once or twice a night. We are having sweet quality time during the wee morning hours, but during the day, while at work, I'm definitely tired.
Whether you have an infant at home or are just a typical American who tries to fit too much into each day, we all end up feeling run down from time to time. When ...
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I am so tired of being tired.
I keel over into sleep whenever I get horizontal for my nap or going to bed at night, out like a light within a minute or two. When I wake up, I feel like I could sleep for days. My mandatory rest period (i.e., daily nap) is more necessary than ever before.
It’s been ages since I’ve woken up feeling rested. Ages since I wasn’t carrying around a mantle of bone-crushing fatigue. And I have no idea why.
I am very lucky that I’m on a medication that works for my RA. It works for the inflammation and pain, as well as for the fatigue. Well, up to a point. I have enough energy if I did nothing but twiddle my thumbs all day. I do, but I do more than that. In fact, I probably do too much. Which may have something to do with the fatigue.
Ya think, Lene?? , my inner voice says sarcastically. She often uses that tone of voice with me.
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