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Christmas in Hawaii – A Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Chronicle Continues

Christmas Week, 2013 Okay, so we all know the physical and emotional stresses for ME sufferers brought by the holidays. This year, I’m afraid, I added heaps more by agreeing to spend Christmas week in Hawaii at our time share with our children and now year-old grandson. We have this timeshare Read more [...]

Me and My Body (My Body!) – Reflections on Free Will and Pudding Thighs….

My Body  I am built like a skinny pear. Seems I inherited mixed up genes: my mother’s mother’s skinny upper torso and my father’s mother’s ample bottom. (Grandma Pauline’s maiden name was Gross. She was buxom, but I received only her thighs and thick calves and ankles—along with her Read more [...]

Antidepressants, Talk Therapy and Reich: The Early Therapists – Pt. III of ‘A Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Chronicle’

(Part 3, The Odyssey, Chapter 2) Tom Johnson, a Therapist Friend of a Therapist Friend, Metuchen, NJ Another teeny dark office, filled with garage-sale stuffed furniture and noise machines for a hushed, secretive cloudiness. Tom was a nice-looking, sweet, smart man who used some techniques of cognitive Read more [...]