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    How are you ME/CFS-wise when cooking?

    Do any of you have challenges when cooking-- standing over the sink peeling vegetables and/or going up and down putting things in to the oven and taking them out? I feel like I get way to winded (?) and then it's hard to enjoy the meal. I don't think it's just a function of being out of shape...