Have you experienced feelings of guilt for being "lazy" and not good for much.?
I feel that all the time; unless I MUST leave the house for a medical appt.or so as not to let down someone, I can't make myself get moving or even dressed for the day. I have even cancelled medical appointments being too fatigued to drive.
Perhaps, I don't eat enough. After a small breakfast at 7:30 am, except for drinking water, I do not eat again until 6-7 pm when my husband graciously and competently makes a good, balanced meal; usually some 90% dark chocolate for dessert. So it is almost a 12 hour fast.
My world seems to be shrinking to bed, reading, internet; I do manage the finances, keep up with my grooming as much as possible; I still can drive, but find getting in and out of car harder , and painful to put muy seatbelt on.
Until this illness started 18 mo. ago, I had succeeded at 3 different professional careers, traveling a great deal internationally, always planning, and even after retiring, kept right on going. I don't feel depressed really; just diminished.
My current medication is not adequate; 8 mg Prednisone and weekly methotrexate of 15 mg is not working out and tramadol and low dose thyroid meds . Tramadol has become taboo with the other opiates pain relievers in the US unless you are declared terminally ill.