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Janis Bell

I've had ME-CFS since 1987. Over the course of 22 years, I've tried numerous conventional and alternative therapies. I brought myself to near wellness three times (able to put in a full day and go biking and running), and each time had unusual stresses that sent me spiraling downhill into a more... Full Bio
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Coxsackie B: My Nemesis by Janis Bell Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I sat at the computer gaping with amazement.  Dr. Martin Lerner, who I’ve heard about at my Columbus Doc’s office as “the guy who focuses on viruses and antivirals”, has be ... Read on »
Dan Neuffer's CFS Unravelled by Janis Bell Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I highly recommend Dan Neuffer’s for anyone with ME-CFS, FMS, Gulf War Syndrome, Lyme, CIRS, and other NEIDs (neuro-endocrine-immune diseases). I also think it will h ... Read on »
Detox (ugh!) by Janis Bell Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome When Rich told me to introduce the protocol slowly because of detox, I joked that I'd like to have some detox so that I'd know the protocol was working. Well here it is ... Read on »
Dosing Do's and Don'ts by Janis Bell Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome There has been a lot of discussion about how much or how little of a particular supplement to take. In the field of natural healing, one often hears that people don’t take ... Read on »
Down on gluten by Janis Bell Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Last blog ended with a big error:  I ate lots and lots of gluten! It was about 1/3 of a bowl of whole wheat penne that, in my CFS brain-fog and end-of-the-day fatigue ... Read on »
Drunk on Mercury by Janis Bell Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Drunk: "being in a temporary state in which one's physical and mental faculties are impaired by an excess..." For years, I've been patting myself on the back for not h ... Read on »
Early Memories: Falling Ill and Recovering (almost) by Janis Bell Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I came down with ME-CFS in 1987. I remember the precise day: the first Saturday in May, the day after classes ended, just a week after my boyfriend moved in. I woke with a ... Read on »
Emotional roller coaster of chelation by Janis Bell Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I used to love roller coasters.  The slow chug up the hill, packed with anticipation, the teetering pause at the top, the rapid plunge down.  I loved them until my daughter ... Read on »
End of vacation and more by Janis Bell Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The last two days at Manuel Antonio, I finally got to see monkeys. They were coming to the wet bar by the pool in the late afternoon for bananas.  I managed to ha ... Read on »
Energy and Emotional Healing by Janis Bell Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Thanks to four energy-emotional healing sessions this week, I am feeling MUCH BETTER! Two were shamanic healings, one a hypnosis coaching session, one worked on relea ... Read on »
Eureka! by Janis Bell Facebook 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Eureka!  I finally have movement in the right direction on my Oxidata and Reams home urine tests. Despite a week of fevers every afternoon, headaches every morning, slu ... Read on »
Eye Candy by Janis Bell Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I wanted to take a thousand pictures over the last four days as I travelled from Dallas through Cache, Oklahoma, across the Texas panhandle, and through the mountains of ... Read on »
Forty improvements by Janis Bell Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I still feel good. Hurray! Even though there have been some days when I was really tired, and a few nights when I could not fall asleep until 6 am, I still feel better ... Read on »
Great! I have a headache by Janis Bell Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Great! I have a headache. OK, I could be talking in a sarcastic tone, but I'm not. Seriously folks, I'm actually glad. Not that I'm enjoying the feeling of having a ... Read on »