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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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Clarifying M.E./CFS fatigue in ONE word by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Well, it’s official. I am in the throws of a crash.  I’m having chills, increased pain levels and utter exhaustion.  I am able to sleep about five hours a night n ... Read on »
the gift of Dekker’s life through his death by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Cuddling Time Summer 2010 It seems amazing to me that Dekker has been gone a week already.  Somehow, I think my heart and soul have yet to get that messag ... Read on »
What is M.E./CFS by Laurel by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Here is a new video about M.E./CFS by my good, friend, Laurel, who has been bed bound herself for a decade or more.  Please pass this forward after you watch it s ... Read on »
My apologies by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Dekker with Mr. Monkey I wanted to apologize up front.  I never realized just how utterly devastated I would be over Dekker’s death.  I’m really strugglin ... Read on »
to MY little FUNNY FACE by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Though you have lived with me only a few years, Much did abound in picture-perfect memories. That one especially with you and your Kong ... Read on »
Brain Scan by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Just wanted to let you know that not only do I have Dekker’s appointment today(you can read about it here )  but I will be getting a brain scan at 12 pm.  So…if ... Read on »
Walking thru these 4Walls by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I mentioned to a friend, recently, that I would share what happened this past weekend that helped turn me around after getting the news from the doctor that going ... Read on »
Look what WE did! by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awesomeness.  Even while I am crashed out and bed bound!  This is wonderful and many of us voted for the ad from our homes, beds, wheel chairs, etc.!  Look what w ... Read on »
The merry-go-ride by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Have you ever found yourself saying, I just can’t do this anymore?  I don’t want to do this anymore? I’m at that place today.  I sit here and wonder h ... 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 »
Dream or Destiny by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I have a secret to share with you.  I love books that grab you the minute you flip open to page one, and  then hold on to you to the very last page.  Love those ... Read on »
Book Review: Amy Inspired by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I knew it would happen.  I hoped it wouldn’t, but deep down I knew it would.  I couldn’t love every book I read/reviewed.  Unfortunately I finally came across a ... Read on »
Book Review: Chasing Francis by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I have three book reviews to get out this weekend so here goes.  When I first got this book I really wasn’t sure what to think.  It is a book of fiction but it ... Read on »
the GRATEFUL List by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome As I stood in the middle of my apartment, turning slowly, my eyes fell upon the unique attributes of my new space: the cut out writing nook, the granite breakfast ... Read on »
THE unpredictability Challenge and ME/CFS by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Today started off well enough.  It wasn’t a bad day, but it wasn’t a good day either.  It was what has now become a normal day for me. At around 10 a.m. I too ... Read on »
Laura Hillenbrand by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I wanted to share something with you that I took the time to watch.  Our fellow friend and ME/CFS sufferer, Laura Hillenbrand, has written another book.  It took ... Read on »
Injury by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I just wanted to let you all know I haven’t been neglecting my writing (I actually have a full head of stuff) but I injured my left finger a few days ago.  I was ... Read on »
this place called, middle by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome When I grew up, I was always told to push through whatever difficulty I was going through.  I have watched for years, as my mother got up every day, no matter how ... Read on »
Book Review: The NEW Road to SERFDOM: A Letter of Warning to America by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Today’s book review is different from my reviews of the past.  I am choosing to review a book that wasn’t given to me.  I purchased it as a personal, private mat ... Read on »
letting GO of … TOMORROW by Dominique Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome As I have often stated here, I am really struggling with being overwhelmed.  Almost on a daily basis.  I keep telling myself, Who wouldn’t be overwhelmed wi ... Read on »