Hello friends, I posted on the CFS board about my trip to ER due to dehydration, but lack the energy to repost it here. But I'm just curious about something. The dr said I was severely dehydrated and had way too few meal(though I am not underweight). I don't know how I could have gotten dehydrated because I do drink water at times.....no less than normal. I am not active due to this dd so I don't sweat. I do have diareah, but again, no worse than usual. I drink 3 cps of coffee daily and eat fairly well for an inactive person....cereal or toast for breakfast, maybe fruit for lunch or slim fast, and usually a boiled potato and 2 boiled eggs with mayo for dinner. Sometimes though it is just slim fast for dinner if I have an actual lunch. Any way, how in the world could I have gotten dehydrated to the point of needing IV fluids? The doctor also said that I had ketones due to way too few meals. So what's up with this?