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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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From a Brain Scan 2 a Seizure 2 a Break by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I finally was able to make it through the MRI with the help of valium.  However, it was extremely difficult.  I had to have 13 sessions (this is what each part ... Read on »
The Gift ME gave me by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome As many of my readers know, I have a set of core beliefs, convictions that have undergirded me in my journey with ME.  Without them, I am not sure that I would ... Read on »
There is another side of, A Letter From a ME Survivor to Everyone Else. by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I had planned to segue into something different today, but the response to my letter was so huge that it just doesn’t feel right to move on yet. First, I w ... 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 »
Relapse Update and Being Frog Bopped by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I have had several people ask me how I am doing these past few days so I thought I would respond here on my blog.  To be honest, I haven’t talked about it because ... Read on »
ME: The Never Ending Boxing Match by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome One of my favorite sports, believe it or not, is boxing.  I love to watch boxing matches and have for as long as I can remember.  It’s not really about the brut ... Read on »
The Energy Conundrum within ME by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Before I share something I have been thinking about long and deep lately, I want to be as transparent as possible.  This post is my understanding of what I believ ... Read on »
I Have … Hope by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Life isn’t Static.  Fixed.  Determined.  It’s flowing.  Changing.  Evolving. There is always the room for Possibility. Expectancy.  Anticipation. Eve ... 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 »
March 2011 ME/CFS Story: Toni Bernhard by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Today marks the second ME/CFS story being shared on Invisible Awareness dot org by author, Toni Bernhard. Toni is the author of, How to Be Sick , and she has be ... Read on »
ME/CFS: Becoming Visible by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome This Saturday Invisible Awareness dot org will be showcasing another, new story of what living with ME/CFS is like.  I’m excited to announce that Toni Bernhar ... Read on »
Life is kinder but ME/CFS is still kicking my butt! by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I’m nicely ensconced back in my apartment, thankfully.  As a result of this relapse, I have moved my bed into the living room temporarily.  I figure it is 20+ st ... Read on »
ME/CFS and the Need for a Little Extra Help by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I thought I should pop in and let you all know how I’m doing. As you may or may not be aware I have suffered a severe relapse. I have not been this bad since I ... Read on »
The Hour Glass Paradox by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Have you ever played Boggle; the word game in which you create as many words as you can as your race against the flowing sand of the hour glass? You pick up y ... Read on »
Invisible Awareness Launch an Incredible Success! by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Holy Cow! I had hoped the launch of Invisible Awareness would be a success, but it surpassed even what I had imagined it might be able to do!  The stats that ... Read on »
Laurel’s Story by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Well, Invisible Awareness is now an official organization!  Woo Hoo.  It has taken almost a year to bring it to fruition, but now I have! I’m excited to s ... Read on »
Invisible Awareness Launch REMINDER! by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I just wanted to take a quick minute and remind everyone that Invisible Awareness dot org launches at midnight tonight! We will be launching with Laurel’s s ... Read on »
Part Two: Post Traumatic Vision Syndrome (PTVS) by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Well, if you didn’t catch part one, of this three part series, you can do so here .  Now on to what I dug up on Post Traumatic Vision Syndrome or PTVS. The ... Read on »
Part One: Keeping an eye on my EYES by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I have been getting ready for my eye appointment with my favorite eye doctor.  I decided to do some research on whatever I could find concerning eye issues with ... Read on »
Invisible Awareness Update for February 12th Launch by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Can you believe that we launch Invisible Awareness dot org in TWELVE days? For everyone who donated photos, thank you!  I have finished the background and i ... Read on »