Dr. Nancy Klimas, Chief Medical Officer of the Chronic Fatigue Center for Research and Treatment for Neuro-Immune Disorders, Miami, Florida, and her associate Dr. Irma Rey
It was a pleasure to meet with people who believe in the disease, know its details, and understand the ordeals of its sufferers
This Read more [...]
More Medical Maneuvers
Even after the not-so-successful chronic fatigue doctors, alternative doctors, and Lyme Literate doctors, and as other health issues arose, my Odyssey continued.
Dr. Beatrix Roemheld-Hamm, internist in a family practice associated with Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Read more [...]
Yell Fest – Unwelcome Distractions
With no proof whatsoever, I believe that many of us with debilitating chronic diseases are so focused on these diseases that other medical problems seem like annoying distractions. Get lost; I can’t be bothered with you. Healthy people have a troublesome Read more [...]
I have been lucky to locate compassionate, smart therapists who, unlike many of my medical doctors, are good listeners without complicating preconceptions that get in the way of real help. I’ve read that Cognitive Behavior Therapy is most successful with ME/CFS patients, but I’ve found that personality Read more [...]
"I can't tell you how demoralizing it is to be helpless when somebody you love is suffering. It's tremendously emasculating because the biggest problem you want to solve, you can't, so every day is an experience of failure."
Aaron Gell, quoting Laura Hillenbrand’s husband in “Chronic Read more [...]
Crash: to break or go to pieces with or as if with violence and noise; to fall, land, or hit with destructive force; to decline suddenly and steeply
Mirriam-Webster online dictionary
From My Journal
Here I am again, dispirited, in bed for almost two weeks and barely able to make dinner Read more [...]
Dr. Eugene Eskow, family practioner and my first Lyme doctor, Flemington, New Jersey
Sometime in 2002, three years after the flu shot that did me in, I received a phone call from Carol Mekjian, a woman I had known before she moved from Highland Park with her husband, a physics professor, and two Read more [...]
The Odyssey: Thirteen Years and Counting
I’m currently taking TransFactors, Probiotics, Amoxicillin, Valtrex and vitamins. I’m praying someone doesn’t post that eating monkey poop will cure me.
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Dr. Michael Schacher Read more [...]