Waking up with ME

15 symptoms in 15 seconds of opening my eyes to face yet another day with ME/CFS, FM.

Unrelenting pain in my back

Numb and tingling fingers and toes

Watery eyes and unfocused vision

Stiff neck

Built up pressure in my head

Bloated, nauseous, all gassed up

Sore throat

Joint aches and pains

Ringing in my ears



Labored breathing

Lightheaded and dizzy

Weak and lethargic


In light of the fact that this is how I wake up most mornings, I truly am grateful to still be here! My Faith allows me to keep pushing through…

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