Karen and I can both attest, this is a very real phenomenon that she and I struggle with on a near daily basis. Just can't handle stress the way we once could.
We both already had the "brain-fog" so commonly associated with Lyme. That is a real deal, as well, but has been a bit better, since our treatment in Idaho.
Yes, I do realize I posted the body of this previously, right around the eight month anniversary of Levi's departure (Not quite THAT spaced out, yet! Still managing to feed ourselves, etc.).
Melanie reposted it, so I decided to, as well.