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A Myalgic Carol

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Denise, Dec 27, 2016.

  1. Denise

    Denise Senior Member

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    Dr. Stephen Straus was surely dead. Lo, he had been dead these nine-and-one-half years, but that made no difference to Ebenezer Scrooge, MD, PhD, as he locked up the Office of Fatigue and Lassitude, or OFAL as it was known, for the night.

    OFAL handled what had been known as neurasthenia, myalgic encephalomyelitis, chronic fatigue syndrome, ME/CFS, systemic exertion intolerance disease, or whatever new epithet it now went by. Scrooge had been managing the office — and handling the ornery patient population — since Dr. Straus had retired in 2006. Dr. Straus died of brain cancer in 2007, but the problem of ME/CFS remained unsolved, and dumped on Scrooge.

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  2. Little Bluestem

    Little Bluestem Senescent on the Illinois Prairie ❀❤✿Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ✿❤❀

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    Clever.

    And if you haven't read (as opposed to watched) Dicken's A Christmas Carol I highly recommend it.
     

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