Tom Kindlon

(This is an updated version of something I wrote in July 2017) I am fortunate to have managed to get my BMI down to a healthy 21.7 by losing 70 lb / 32kg / 5 stone while ill with severe ME/CFS. (I hope to lose a bit more again: I feel I have the habits now to be able to do that slowly, without...
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I am fortunate to have managed to get my BMI under 25 (24.7) by losing 48lb / 22kg / 3st 6lb while ill with severe ME/CFS. (I hope to lose more again). It took me 2.5 years so I didn't break any records. I thought I would share some techniques I used to lose the weight as a few people did ask...
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This week is my 28th anniversary of becoming sick (aka "sickaversary") with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome at age 16. I've spent nearly 22.5 years severely affected. I'm one of millions around the world. We need more public and private money to make research progress...
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Some reasons why I donate to research into my illness (ME/CFS) (Following on from a discussion elsewhere, I was prompted to write this) I see donating to ME/CFS research as ways to: - Help myself. There clearly isn't enough known about the condition. So much is guesswork. I would like...
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I have been reflecting on reasons why I'm passionate to get rid of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) following a Twitter exchange yesterday. I had a long battle against the CDC's empiric criteria which found that 2.54% of the population were affected. It was a terrible definition. For example, 89%...
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(I originally posted this on Co-Cure back in 2007 but thought I'd post it somewhere else now. The same points still apply I thought people might find it interesting to look at the SF-36 physical functioning sub-scale as it is one of the two primary outcome measures in the PACE trial and in...
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