Anyone else overdo over the long weekend?

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   Posted 6/2/2010 8:58 AM (GMT -6)   
Yep, I admit it. I was feeling pretty good, we had gorgeous weather and I had so much I wanted and needed to do... and I'm paying for it today. I should have known when I started having trouble sleeping, but no, I forged ahead full steam. lol.
I'm so exhausted, after a full night's sleep, that I am nodding off just sitting here at work. Not a good feeling.  Live and learn, I guess!! It was fun while it lasted!

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   Posted 6/2/2010 9:04 AM (GMT -6) that what it is, the fibro???? I felt wonderful over the weekend, definately did too much....yesterday, I could not help myself, I fell asleep 3 or 4 times at work! I have other 'issues', so I didn't know which 'one' was the 'culprit'...thanks for sharing.

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   Posted 6/2/2010 9:06 AM (GMT -6)   
Im sorry you are suffering now luvskermit, but I am glad that you had a fun weekend. Sometimes it is worth the suffering later to just have some time to enjoy life. Hugs


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   Posted 6/2/2010 9:16 AM (GMT -6)   
Try to remember to pace yourself.  You can do many things but not in the same time frame as before fibro.  When I overdo, I know I'm doing that and the memories certainly outweigh the few days of discomfort!  I hope you have wonderful memories of your weekend!
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   Posted 6/2/2010 9:17 AM (GMT -6)   
Yeah, otherwise how do we ever make any memories?
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   Posted 6/2/2010 9:53 AM (GMT -6)   
I slept 14 hours, fell asleep around 6:00 last night and woke up at 10:00 this morning.
Only got up to use the bathroom. What caused me to sleep so long? This weekend I partied
like a kid and I also finished planting flowers. I had fun and my garden looks lovely, and
yes I'm paying for it with a flare... and it is worth it sometimes!!!

Hugs, Robin

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   Posted 6/2/2010 2:01 PM (GMT -6)   
YES! I cleaned almost my entire house and then when I came back to work yesterday - I was exhausted and it continues today. Not to mention the pain. I have my best friend's birthday dinner to go to tonight and it's not till 7:30, not sure if I'm going to make it that late - how sad is that?

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   Posted 6/2/2010 3:56 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes, Saturday was beautiful here and I was feeling pretty decent, so I decided to go to a flea market. I walked the whole market (with the help of a cane), but by the time I was done, even my hair hurt. I still don't feel recovered today. confused
I guess I am still getting used to this and remembering not to overdo things.
Take care!
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   Posted 6/2/2010 8:22 PM (GMT -6)   
I definitely have some good memories! :) My usual walk tonight was full of stiffness and aching, but I think that's worst of it. I'm off to bed...morning is going to come far too quickly! Thanks for not making me feel's been soooo long since I felt that good that I just couldn't help myself. I hope everyone has a great night and recovers from their weekend quickly! :)
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