Tag Archives: energy cost of activities

Priorities

Since my head injury, I have been a boat without a rudder – floating here or there based on the pressures of the moment, my overall path dictated by underlying forces that I have had no way to comprehend, let … Continue reading

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Zombie Toast

I started working 32 hours a week on August 30, 2015. Everything stopped.  My healing.  My hobbies.  My exercise. I was desperate to hold on to my job.  At the end of August my FMLA again ran out, and – according … Continue reading

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Flavors of Fatigue

As my energy returns, I am a kid in a candy shop – excitedly rushing here and there, poking at each new shape or bright color that passes through my field of vision.  I can do that and that and that.  I look at the … Continue reading

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Manic

It is 4 am and I am full of energy.  I don’t know what to do with all of it.  Extra.  I haven’t had extra energy in 17 months and 14 days.  Do healthy people have this level of energy all … Continue reading

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Half of a Night on the Town

<Yesterday> Mary really wants to go.  The tickets are already bought.  The phone rings.  It is her. “Are you up for tonight?”.  I pause, consider “Do you want the supportive girlfriend answer or my honest answer?”  I do not know why I … Continue reading

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