Review: 'Through the Shadowlands’ describes Julie Rehmeyer's ME/CFS Odyssey
I should note at the outset that this review is based on an audio version of the galleys and the epilogue from the finished work. Julie Rehmeyer sent me the final version as a PDF, but for some reason my text to voice software (Kurzweil) had issues with it. I understand that it is...
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Live YouTube Q&A Broadcast with a Younger Lab Researcher on March 3--send questions now

Discussion in 'Upcoming ME/CFS Events' started by usedtobeperkytina, Feb 23, 2016.

  1. msf

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    To be fair, that is probably what most doctors would say.
     
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    msf Senior Member

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    As an aside, the Southern accent is definitely my favourite American accent.
     
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    Sushi Moderation Resource Albuquerque

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    He also said something like it is possible that you no longer have an active infection but the immune system still thinks you do and reacts inappropriately.
     
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    I know, but the table I posted only included patients with culture-confirmed Lyme.
     
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    Sushi Moderation Resource Albuquerque

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    He is also talking about doing "independent-of-the-NIH" fast track fatigue and pain trials. He would need about $4 million for this I think I heard.
     
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    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    He said he's going to answer remaining questions and do something like this every month and will also record info videos about his work. Looking forward to that!
     
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    leela Slow But Hopeful

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    Darn I missed it, messed up the time-zone:bang-head:
     
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    Sushi Moderation Resource Albuquerque

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    They said that there would be a recording available in about 4 hours--if I remember correctly. He also plans to do something like this about once a month since they couldn't begin to answer all the questions that came in.
     
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    Do you know where the recording will be available? Did they say?
     
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    Sushi Moderation Resource Albuquerque

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    Well, in listening to the recording over and over again as I edited it to get the sound in sync (an unexpected technical problem I have to fix), I got tired of my accent. I seem to be sounding more southern as I get older. When younger, although raised here, most people here thought I was from the North. I spoke with clear diction. And my family roots are a father from Vermont and a mother from Birmingham (which is a different accent from rural south or mountaineer south).

    But, people from the North always picked up on the southern sound. Did you know many companies prefer southerners for their customer service reps because of the perceived friendliness of the southern accent? Now, if we can get people to stop associating the southern accent with ignorance.

    It's also nice to put in a southern American accent into the ME/CFS expert community. Just a little tip, you might hear a southern accent in Dr. Younger, too. Although he came to UAB from Stanford, he grew up in a very small town in Tennessee.
     
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  13. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    I didn't realise it was you either Tina. Lovely to see you and hear you! :) Thanks for coordinating the video. :)
     
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    Yep, can't hide behind made up names any more.
     
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    Terrific video, thanks for hosting and posting. Nice to put a face and voice to your handle.

    Very impressed by Younger, and hopes he gets his 4 mil., let us know when that fundraising begIns. So frustrating when guys like him have the ideas, equipment, people, just need $...thanks again Tina
     
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