By Jody Smith
Energy. It’s defined by Merriam-Webster.com as the force that drives and sustains mental activity, and the capacity for doing work. ME/CFS is noteworthy for a dearth of it.
Anyone with ME/CFS knows all too well what it’s like to be so exhausted that we can’t lift our heads. We have very likely had the experience of being stopped mid-thought as the mental energy used by our brains seems to simply disappear. We know what it is to be unable to sit upright, or to walk down a hallway, because we do not have the energy.
When we say we lack energy we don’t mean what other people do by that.… Read More