I don't give up because of my s beautiful children. But I thought about. Just because look fine doesn't mean they don't have illness.

There are many chronic fatigue syndrome symptoms, which vary depending on levels of stress, how often you exercise, and how well you eat.

It's a coping mechanism! Nobody really wants to know the truth. You can see their attention drifting when you actually start to explain how you really feel

I don't experience pain, but when you have an invisible illness, you never tell the truth when someone asks how you are or how you feel.

Times of desperation.

Is there anyone else out there that feels this way? I try to remind myself on a daily basis, that I could be worse off. Sometimes it helps and sometimes the depression wins

1, 2, 3, 7, 9, 10, 13, 15, and 17 = depending on the day, any one of these is what's hiding behind my "I'm tired." I still thank God that it isn't some of the others in this list.

17 Things People With Chronic Illness Mean When They Say 'I'm Tired'

This is true.

Tom Kindlon on

How to love and support someone with a Chronic Illness. A little patience and an understanding that the struggle is real. You can't always understand the illness but you can believe it.