Sleep, Where Are You?

Lately I have been feeling tired. Really tired. There have been days where all I wanted to do was sleep.  With a 3 year old and work, that is not an option. Those are the days Im like a zombie. I can barely think, my appetite is nowhere to be found and I have trouble sleeping...getting that good sleep. 

I wish I could be more like my husband - close my eyes & be immersed in dreamland instantly. But Im not.It's always taken me a while to fall asleep.Lately though, there is not much of that whole deep sleep going on for me.

At times I wonder if I have accidentally ingested the dreaded gluten. It's not a far off possibility. We have a small kitchen with minimal counter space. Sometimes my little guy with stick his hands in a bowl of a gluten free snack for a bite before I can wash his hands. Often before I even notice. There are also times where hubby, as vigilant as he is, assumes safety of food without reading ingredients. I get it though, it kind of makes me shake my head to see gluten in certain food.

Months ago, my family Doctor diagnosed me with Chronic Fatigue. I didn't know what to think and I still don't. There are many different theories on this issue. I forgot about it until recently when I became so tired again. 

I hope it's something minor like stress affecting my sleep. Hopefully with Spring well on it's way, the fresh air and sunshine will help me get back to my usual self.
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  1. Could it be adrenal fatigue? Are you able to wake up ok in the morning, or is it impossible for you to get out of bed? I had adrenal fatigue for some time, a condition most medical doctors don't acknowledge, and I think I beat it. Hopefully we'll have a post on adrenal fatigue on Stuffed Pepper soon, but if want some more information about how I did it, email me. I'm not a doctor, so I don't want to post "medical" information publicly.

  2. I have never heard of adrenal fatigue. Some days I can get out of bed no problem, while other days all I want to do is sleep. It's very strange as the fatigue sort of comes and goes. I'm looking forward to the post about adrenal fatigue on Stuffed Pepper!


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