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So F'n sick of feeling SICK

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I have had the flu-like symptoms long enough. In 7 weeks, I have felt NOT sick for 3 days somewhere in the middle (around week 4 I think). I was SO happy to feel better and then it is all back, just no new sores. Body ache, sore throat, tired. I want to feel healthy. 7 weeks is too long to feel like you have the flu. When does this stop? Does this mean I am having an outbreak?

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I had a severe first outbreak in March of this year and my energy is not back yet. It's not as bad as the first 5 months were. I had to lay down every single day, not to sleep, but because I was just exhausted. It's been 9 months and I'm still not 100% but it is starting to get better.

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I found myself pretty tired for several months. I believe it was partly due to the virus and emotional fatique. I had about 3-4 months of regular OBs and that was draining. I stopped going to the gym as I was worried that would make the OBs worse. I now realize that regular exercise helps to keep the OBs away and boosts my energy.

Things will ease with time. Hang in there : )

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