Saturday, June 11, 2011

My M.E. (CFS) and Fibromyalgia Story

Dominique, over at her website, Becoming Visible 4 ME, has posted my CFS/ME story for this month. (M.E. being Myalgic Encephalomyelitis which is another, more appropriate name for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome).

Her website is dedicated to making ME more visible. Each month, she publishes a CFS/ME story in order to accomplish this. From her other site, 4 Walls and a View, she writes:

"We are now onto our fifth story of this year. I find it amazing as I read each new story, how vastly different they are … and yet … how similar they are. Linda’s story, for me personally, was quite riveting. I was completely taken in the very first time I read it. Here is a excerpt of her unique and captivating story: As I stopped to look around, a “sensation” shot up the left side of my neck, then"...

Click here to read my full story at Becoming Visible 4 Me Once at the site, my story is featured in June, 2011. (There is a new story posted each month) By clicking on my picture, it will bring up the full story.

Dominique, who also has ME, has been a great inspiration, support and help to me in my battle with CFS and Fibromyalgia.

I've posted these videos from Get Well From ME before, but he explains ME/CFS so well, they bear repeating. Over the course of these two videos, he touches on all aspects of this illness.

He goes into more detail in this one: