January 29, 2011 by cfssufferer:
The twisted irony of this illness involves the very instrument needed to research this disease being affected- the brain. This circular quandary is one of the most frustrating elements of this disease and leaves one often feeling helpless.
One could cope with a predominantly physically crippling disease or even a solely neurological disease.
One could rely on the unaffected bodily function- i.e. mind or body. ME/CFS patients are not so lucky.
I would love to passionately pursue some athletic or intellectual endeavour however the nature of this illness prohibits precisely both of these avenues. Read more>>