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Ive had mono since February and had a week off work in March then started feeling tired on and off but got really bad in April and had 3 weeks off.
My Dr said go back to work and fight through so i did. I survived the first week but improved over the next month before going downhill at the end of May for a few days. I went on holiday for a few days and improved again and it's been like that ever since. in that time ive excercised and rested and i cant see a pattern with feeling better or worse. In June i managed to go out most weekends but went downhill again mid July. I seem to have improved again and are definitely better than when started but I just have this low grade fever following me about. I've cycled a little bit and did a 3 mile walk today so its possible to exercise and i think it helps. I did 1 mile walks while off work in April, physically I was able its mental focus thats the overall problem.
I manage to work but need to work at home a few days a week. I work for a good place in that regard. I struggle with a few tasks but generally it takes my mind off it.
im going on holiday this week, it will be interesting to see if having a relaxing two weeks makes any difference. I doubt it. It seems like riding it out is all you can do.
In short it feels like if i were to drill a hole in my head and let the pressure out I'd feel so much better......I'm not sure if thats recommended though.
Hopefully that helps people realise you can still do things and I take heart that most people recover totally.
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