I feel like this can be applied to depression; it can take the form of a constant state of tiredness. That's part of how I experienced it. Maybe quotes like these can help to convey the experience of mental illnesses to those who don't experience them.
Pelagic: “She loved the sea. She liked the sharp salty smell of the air, and the vastness of the horizons bounded only by a vault of azure sky above. It made her feel small, but free as well.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords... OCEAN picture quote
I've lost myself in taking care of husband and kids but now I am trying to take my life back because even wives and mothers deserve one outside their countless responsibilities. A time where they can be by themselves to heal and repair.