So I had a flare that started in mid-December (although the symptoms started in Nov) and I am still trying to get it down. I had my Remicaide 3 weeks ago, have been on Prednisone for over a month now, took Cipro and Flagyl last month but still have D with b. Not as much frequency, thank goodness. But here is my question:
I cannot seem to motivate to do a lot of the things I need to do. For example, yesterday I left work early, came home and planned on going to a yoga class (so yes, if I can do yoga then I am not deathly ill but even if I am not feeling great I am going to try to do as much as I can because it does wonders for my mind AND digestive tract). But I got home and changed into my p.j.s and climbed into bed with my laptop. At 4:30 p.m. On a Friday. And pretty much stayed in bed for the rest of the night until I went to sleep at 11. Decided I would do all my errands, etc today.
Today is here. Have been up since 5. Still in bed (with the exception of bathroom OBVIOUSLY :)
I am wondering if anyone else experiences this when they are not deathly ill - when I am really sick I am in bed all the time so it doesn't matter, I need the rest and am not much good for anything else anyway.
But right now I am going to work, I can go to the gym, I have an appetite, etc - I just have no motivation to do anything. I don't think I am tired (although I am not really sleeping well), and it could be laziness due to the cold weather outside and the comfort of being under the covers but really, this is no way to live. Should I take more Iron from losing blood? I am trying not to eat meat or dairy, so maybe more protein?
I don't think it's the diet though, and I am just trying to identify what is going on/when this will subside to see if there is anything I can do to expedite this. I am not feeling depressed but am really losing motivation to do anything. I like to PLAN to do things, then they are falling through. I have little desire to go out socially, or get dressed up and go places or do anything other than just kind of hang around.
Thoughts? Similar situations?
32 yr old Female
Currently on Remicade, trying to remember to take Multivitamin and Calcium, need to start taking Probiotics and Omega 3-6-9 and Vitamin D