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"Have you tried (insert remedy here)?" by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome "Have you tried (insert remedy here)?" Something odd happens when you tell people you have chronic fatigue syndrome. People’s reactions are not often quite what you’d norm ... Read on »
"Have you tried (insert remedy here)?" by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Something odd happens when you tell people you have chronic fatigue syndrome. People’s reactions are not often quite what you’d normally expect following the disclosu ... Read on »
"Have you tried (insert remedy here)?" by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Something odd happens when you tell people you have chronic fatigue syndrome. People’s reactions are not often quite what you’d normally expect following the disclo ... Read on »
A Note on Lyme Disease by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Something I have yet to really mention on this blog is my dual diagnosis of Lyme Disease (which came in 2004 -- eight years after becoming ill). This is in part because I've ... Read on »
A Note on Lyme Disease by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Something I have yet to really mention on this blog is my dual diagnosis of Lyme Disease (which came in 2004 -- eight years after becoming ill). This is in part because I've a ... Read on »
A Personal Lesson in Humility by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The CFIDS Association of America recently took a poll in which, among other things, they asked their members which personal stories they were most interested in hearing abou ... Read on »
A Personal Lesson in Humility by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The CFIDS Association of America recently took a poll in which, among other things, they asked their members which personal stories they were most interested in hearing about. ... Read on »
A Personal Lesson on Humility by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The CFIDS Association of America recently took a poll to ask its members which personal stories they were most interested in hearing about. Not surprisingly, somewhere at the ... Read on »
A Room with a View by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Being confined to my bed day in and out, I end up spending a lot of time (more than I would like) looking out the window and wishing I could break free. My room unfortunat ... Read on »
A Visual Interpretation of my Poem by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I received an email earlier this week that really touched me. A woman named Michelle wrote to say that she was moved by the poem I had posted on my blog (called Waiting from W ... Read on »
Advocacy, Awareness, Fundraising and... Socks by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome There's been a lot of concerning news and rumors circulating in the ME/CFS community in the last couple of weeks, leaving some, including myself, feeling a bit discouraged. ... Read on »
An Interview by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Recently, Robyn over at "How are You?" and Other Dumb Questions contacted me in regards to an article she was writing for her college journalism class. The article was to f ... Read on »
As Time Goes By by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Although I've had a lot on my mind to write and share, my health has regretfully been too poor for me to really do so. This being the case, I thought I'd instead show you ... Read on »
Awareness Video (Revised): What is ME/CFS? by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome A few years ago, I created a short, informational video in the hopes of increasing awareness about ME/CFS -- the extremely serious and debilitating disease from which I su ... Read on »
Becoming Visible: Advocacy and Awareness by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome There are several new ME/CFS awareness and advocacy efforts currently in place that I wanted to share with you. First, Dominique at 4 Walls and A View has just launched ... Read on »
Bird Song by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome click to enlarge "A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song." -- Maya Angelou Read on »
Bird Song by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome click photos to enlarge "A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song." -- Maya Angelou Read on »
CFS & XMRV on GMA by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome There are a lot of acronyms in that title. :) Here's a lengthier translation: Dr. Donnica Moore appeared on yesterday's Good Morning America - Health to discuss the newly di ... Read on »
CFS Linked to Retrovirus XMRV by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome This will be two-day old news for most of you reading this; however, I wanted to briefly post about it anyway, as it is so rare to get such major and potentially groundbreak ... Read on »
CFS Linked to Retrovirus XMRV by Laurel B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome This will be old news for most of you reading this; however, I wanted to briefly post about it anyway, as it is so rare to get such major and potentially groundbreaking new fi ... Read on »