I have no idea what’s going on with me at the moment. I don’t know if I’m coming down with a cold/flu or if my body is just starting to give up on me...
Since the 27th September I’ve had this CONSTANT queasy feeling that has left me eating very very tiny amounts of food - perhaps half a meal every couple of days (if that). I’ve even been struggling to drink. And last Wednesday evening I started to ache all over my body so much that I was crying an awful lot. Then on Thursday I was very badly congested - I assumed I was starting to develop a cold. But by Friday nearly all of my symptoms were gone; I just ached a little bit. But since then I’ve stayed in this very unpleasant place since then where the cold actually feels like it’s hurting me. I have not had any fever at all.
And then starting from this morning it just feels as though every muscle in my body is extremely stiff and sore. I can barely raise a cup to my lips and brushing my teeth was nearly impossible. It’s almost like I’ve been working out or weight lifting, which is something I haven’t done in years. The back of my throat is a bit scratchy and sometimes my nose begins to run a little but when I blow it there’s nothing coming out.
I’ve taken my bed time medication early I’m hopefully going to fall asleep soon. So, like the title says... I’m so sick and tired of feeling sick and tired. Do you think this could be the flu? I haven’t been able to have my vaccine yet as my GP surgery is waiting for more stock to arrive. Usually by October I’ve already had it done. I haven’t had the flu in at least four or five years, thankfully. It always knocks me on my ass for a very long time when I have had it before.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
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