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Dominique

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Dominique is an Air Force Vet who is a part-time freelance writer, and is also, a prolific blogger. She currently writes about the challenges of living with M.E. and FMS on her blog, 4Walls and AView, which she has now lived with since 1992.   In addition, she founded, Becoming... Full Bio
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“Dominique’s Corner” by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is it already Friday?  Seven (7) days in bed.  I’m starting to get my days confused.  It’s almost midnight here in Tulsa and I should be sleeping but I suddenly got h ... Read on »
“Voices in the Dark” by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome As I lay here in the stillness of the dark, I cock my head slightly to the left, listening to the varied sounds that surround me like my favorite soft, chenille ... Read on »
“What’s YOUR life like NOW?” by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome This past month has been a major test for me.  As you all know intimately, walking the tension line between good health and relapses is one we must often juggle i ... Read on »
**Currently being FEATURED** by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Invisible Awareness Stephen Covey once said, “I am personally convinced that one person can be a change catalyst, a “transformer” in any situ ... Read on »
15 LOVELY CFIDS, M.E., Lyme, and FMS blogs by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I have been very remiss about a wonderful surprise I received on June 17th.  My reason for not doing this earlier wasn’t just because I wasn’t feeling good or being p ... Read on »
2011: A life of Simplicity by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I have been reading many blogger’s New Year resolutions with wonder. I’m always amazed at how the New Year stirs up all sorts of new plans, hopes and desires in p ... Read on »
4 Tricks 2 Overcome Memory Deficits of ME/CFS by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome This post is dedicated to my friend Lorraine who loved an idea I posted on Facebook.  It got pushed to the back burner this week as the result of my eyes, but I w ... Read on »
49 Things I have Learned in My Short Life by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Today is my birthday and as I was standing at my large windows, looking out over the darkened city and watching the city lights glow through the early morning h ... Read on »
49th Birthday Update by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome In Oklahoma we always have to be cognizant of the weather.  We never know when a tornado or bad weather is going to creep in and change our plans. Unfortuna ... Read on »
60 things I HOLD to be TRUE by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Even in the midst of this incredibly challenging situation, I have to come back to a place where I remind myself what I know to be true. In the midst of darkness an ... Read on »
65 Things I am Thankful For by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome This year, hands down, has been one of the most challenging years I have had in a long time. So many obstacles have littered my path that I have had many moments ... Read on »
A day of Firsts by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome If I had to label today with a phrase that best summed up my day, it would have to be “A day of Firsts”  It was most definitely a day filled with many firsts. I ... Read on »
A Determined Spirit: Dominique’s story of living with CFIDS by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Today is CFS/ME Awareness Day!  Woo Hoo! I agreed to help raise awareness by writing a post for my blog today about the impact of Chronic Fatigue & Immune Dysfunction S ... Read on »
A FAIR Name by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome This weekend, I came across this information via my 4Walls and A View Twitter feed.  This campaign totally intrigued me because I can’t think of one (1) person with ... Read on »
A few of my Favorite (non-toxic) Things … by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome In my last post, I talked about having to deal with toxicity again.  Not wanting to leave you hanging, I thought I would take a moment and share a few of my fav ... Read on »
A Glimpse of Severe ME: Opening the Door by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome When I started this blog, I started with the premise that I would share with brutal honesty what ME (CFS) is really like. Today, I thought it important eno ... Read on »
A Letter from a ME Survivor to Everyone Else by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Note:  This was a difficult post for me to write but one I needed to write.  I apologize upfront if I unintentionally offend anyone.  That is not my heart.  Jus ... Read on »
A little of this and a LOT of THAT! by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome It seems, at times, that the fight for ME/CFS takes one step forward, and then all of a sudden takes a major step backwards.  I guess you could say we often get a ... Read on »
a LITTLE perspetive by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome A Little Perspective My life has finally settled down so that I can get back to writing.  Between my daughter’s health emergency, my health issues upon my r ... Read on »
A Little Sugar … by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome What is that old saying? A little sugar helps the medicine go down.  Do you remember that saying? Well, I thought I would post something as far away as ... Read on »