Blog entries by Jody

May 12, 2013 is International ME/CFS and FM Awareness Day. ME is the acronym for myalgic encephalomyelitis. CFS stands for chronic fatigue...
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My friend just died. Lynda suffered from a number of autoimmune conditions, not the least of which was Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. CFS descended...
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I wrote this article for www.empowher.com -- 1. I can stay out of bed during the day. Before Chronic Fatigue Syndrome led me to my naturopath...
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Its not enough for me to let you know I have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and I dont feel good. I want to give you details, about an astonishing...
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My son Jesse and I went to my moms for an early Mothers Day visit this afternoon. Though we only live a three minute drive away from her, this is...
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It is a fearsome thing to find oneself living outside the camp. As the sickness of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome causes the circle of life to...
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During the winter, CFS seems to close in on me in a way that was not happening during the warmer months. I am not as ill as I was last winter...
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Wednesday, October 7, 2009 The weather has turned cooler and overcast these days. Summer is over. It seems every year that in the change of...
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Its my birthday today. I am now 54 years old. And still recovering from CFS. Both in the long term (17 years and counting) and in the short...
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September 3rd marked Ncubators 4 month milestone. And then I had a crash. We chronics use this word to indicate an ugly relapse into old...
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There is an alchemy that comes about in relationship to others that cannot come into existence in isolation. Can you picture a hammock tied to...
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Monday, August 3, 2009 I was thinking about how being a chronic, we are so isolated, and some of the things I miss are so very mundane. I...
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Saturday, August 1, 2009 I write to my imaginary friend, the one who is always there, always wants to KNOW me. I write believing I can hear a...
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Some animals use echolocation to orient themselves. They emit calls to the world and listen for echoes from their environment. This helps them...
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How does a wealthy man get, and stay, wealthy? He doesn't do it by spending everything he has. Bingo, CFS'ers, Push-Crashers. All you...
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Friday, July 24, 2009 I posted an article on Ncubator yesterday called No Disability for Jody. Since then Ive received two lovely emails from...
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Wednesday, July 22, 2009 If youve ever had a tendency to feel indispensible, a good run-in with CFS will cure you of that. You will...
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