Tag Archives: chronic fatigue immune deficiency

To Shuffle Sideways or Not


This morning I feel stronger. There is no more medically-approved word for it: I just feel stronger. Let me tell you how the week has gone. Last Saturday I went to church and knew after I got there that it … Continue reading

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The Next Questions (Part I)


Dear Dr. Klimas, I have chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS): Can you help me find a doctor who will work with me? I live in Syracuse, New York, where medical professionals are conservative and close-minded. The biggest employer is the State … Continue reading

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The Night After Christmas


So back in Upstate Medical Center’s emergency room, after the attending psychiatrist leaves, I lay around waiting for Godot or Santa Claus or heaven knows what. I get no insulin, which I’m expecting, and no antibiotics. When I was admitted … Continue reading

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