Un-refreshing sleep in Fibromyalgia

Un-refreshing sleep is all too common in chronic pain sufferer’s!! Like stairs it too is my Kryptonite

The Rheumatic Roller Coaster

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So, this was my FitBit reading for my sleep when I woke up after 9:30 this morning, 9:30!!!! It’s as if I slept half of the day away!!! This is so frustrating! Although I slept for 11 hours, of which 7.5 of that was deep sleep, I still woke up feeling like I could have slept 5 more hours, I am fatigued, and in a lot of pain. This is what is known as unrefreshing sleep in fibromyalgia sufferers. Let me tell you, it is not fun! I wake up feeling this way EVERY SINGLE DAY, however, today feels like a day where I need to mention it because even after sleeping for 11 hours, I still feel unrefreshed!!! SO incredibly frustrating. My mornings are ALWAYS slow going – I have to lay in bed for at least 30 minutes willing myself to get up, then once I’m up it’s…

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