Today I took a nap. That's right, I stopped all my obsessive cleaning, ignored the DVR full of tv shows, and took a nap. I know I claim to rest and nap all the time, but today I took a REAL nap. Not one of those naps where I lay down and watch tv, or put an ice pack on my forehead and listen to soothing music. Nope, I put on my pjs (OK, I was already in my pjs), closed the blinds, turned off the tv, got under the covers, and slept. It was so nice. Even after my daily phone call, I went back to sleep and slept for another hour.
And you know what, when I finally got out of bed I had energy again. I wanted to bounce around the apartment for a bit and giggle with Nilaja. I was even able to make dinner and wash the dinner dishes, which I haven't done in months. That may not sound like a big deal to most people, but since I usually zonk out mid-meal, having energy to even clear the table is celebration worthy. I am happier than I can express.
Also, I'm still keeping food down, though my stomach has not completely healed. I'm hoping that the steroids didn't cause any permanent damage and by Friday my stomach will be back to normal. Unfortunately, my right eye has not improved one bit, but I'm trying to be patient and optimistic.
Maybe more naps will help.