I’ve decided my name should be Ickis. (Not to be confused with this the Nickelodeon star, from Aaahh! Real Monsters.)
I wrote on June 10th that things were much better, that the tinnitus had reduced and my hearing had returned. I’m happy to say that the tinnitus is still tolerable, but the hearing in my left ear was up for one day. On June 11th it dropped drastically again, and it hasn’t improved. I feel icky!
I don’t know what is going on, but I’m so tired. Believe me, when I say I’m tired, I don’t just mean that I’m tired of what is going on, I mean I am exhausted. I have to force myself not to sleep. All I want to do is sleep. It’s a bit disconcerting.
For those of you with Meniere’s, you know that icky way you feel after an attack? How exhausted you are? Feeling off-balance, and well, just icky? That’s how I’ve been feeling for a couple of weeks now.
But I’m also having some of the symptoms I have right before I have an attack. The hearing drop, the increased tinnitus (although not as bad as it was), the full feeling in my ears, and feeling off-balance. Ick! I feel like I’m on constant alert, ready for an attack, afraid to do anything for fear of spinning. I don’t want to go far from home, and I sure don’t want to drive. But it’s been going on for so long now. Am I just going to feel like this and nothing happen? Or what?
Now today, I’m having diarrhea again. Not to be too graphic or anything…but my butt hurts!
I think I’ll take a nap.