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    Never Enough Hours in a Day With ME/CFS

    Never Enough Hours in a Day With ME/CFS by Jody Smith There just aren't enough hours in the day for the person with ME/CFS. At least, it's been like this for me. It's not that I'm so terribly busy. Indeed, I am not. Not like I used to be busy, before illness. The complicating factor and...
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    Do You Have to Travel Far for ME/CS Medical Visits?

    Do You Have to Travel Far for ME/CS Medical Visits? by Jody Smith One of the things that can strike fear into the heart of a person with ME/CFS is the prospect of going to the doctor. Worse yet is the ordeal of having to travel a long distance for such an appointment. An hour or two traveling...
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    The Crash that Follows the Push of ME/CFS and FM Awareness Day

    The Crash that Follows the Push of ME/CFS and FM Awareness Day by Jody Smith It's been about a month since the ME/CFS community pulled out all the stops for our May 12 International ME/CFS and FM Awareness Day. I think we have a great deal to be proud of, and encouraged by. With each passing...
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    May 12, 2019 Is International ME/CFS and FM Awareness Day

    May 12, 2019 Is International ME/CFS and FM Awareness Day by Jody Smith International ME/CFS and FM Awareness Day 2019 has grown from an idea conceived by Thomas Hennessy, Jr. back in 1992. He chose the date of May 12 because it was the birthday of army nurse and Red Cross founder Florence...
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    Why Is it so Hard to Learn New Things With ME/CFS?

    Why Is it so Hard to Learn New Things With ME/CFS? by Jody Smith On good days, I mostly operate on cruise control, with the occasional moment of brilliance and quite a bit of vegetative regeneration. I can handle most things especially if they are routine and familiar. Bring in something new...
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    Why Is Music So Hard for People With ME/CFS?

    Why Is Music So Hard for People With ME/CFS? by Jody Smith Oh, how I love music! This magic can lift our spirits and calm our weary minds. Maybe it can even help us heal. Goodness knows, we who live with ME/CFS need these things. We're probably not getting much of this elsewhere. So if music...