Monthly Archives: March 2011

How It Began – Part II: Chicago

This is the second entry in my ME/CFS “origin story.” Here are Part I, Part III, and Part IV. The rest of the winter of 2003-4 passed uneventfully. Come spring, I was in Chicago for the Food Marketing Institute trade show for work … Continue reading

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How it Began – Part I: The Flu Shot

This is the first entry in my ME/CFS “origin story.” Here are Part II,  Part III, and Part IV. You say you want to spend the winter in Firenze You’re so afraid to catch a dose of influenza You live your life like … Continue reading

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The Mystery, Solved

I really apologize for not writing. I’ve been dealing with some major muscle weakness that’s made it enormously challenging to type at all. Many days lately, I haven’t even been able to manage short comments to introduce links on facebook. … Continue reading

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The Pills Not Taken

If you’re not familiar with the Robert Frost poem, here you go. One of the things that keeps me up at night (who am I kidding; everything keeps me up at night, from sugar to licorice to antifungal cream) is … Continue reading

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