Author Archive for Corinne Blandino

The Vistide Challenge! Corinne at Dr. Peterson’s (#13/#14)

(A former personal trainer, Corinne came down with severe ME/CFS about two decades ago, after being repeatedly exposed to Giardia at work. She began seeing Dr. Peterson in 2009. She went from mostly bed bound and using a wheelchair to being able to get out and about and travel to a family get together Read more [...]

Coming Full Circle – The Mayo Clinic – Twenty Three Years Later : Corinne At Dr. Peterson

(Corinne continues her blogs of   her visits with Dr. Peterson and other doctors) Corinne’s Visits – October and December 2013 “We have to learn to let go of the life we had in order to enjoy the life we’ve been given.” - Joseph Campbell To summarize my last blog dated September 2013 Read more [...]

Third Time’s A Charm? Corinne at Dr. Peterson #11 (Lumbar Puncture #3)

September 2013 “We conquer not in any brilliant fashion – we conquer by continuing” – author unknown Current Medication Protocol: IV saline twice a week (a total of 3 to 4 liters per week); Epogen injection every other week (4,000 units); Valtrex 500 mg twice a day; Klonopin at bedtime Read more [...]

The Continuing Travels of an Index Patient – Next Stop, San Francisco : Corinne and Dr. Peterson

Corinne’s visit to the University of California, San Francisco Neurology Center - June 2013 “What lies behind you and what lies before you pales insignificant when compared to what lies within you.”  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson {My treatment regimen had remained the same since my last blog dated Read more [...]