Wednesday, February 9, 2011

I'd rather be a leper, than a professional malingerer

By Dr Jamie Deckoff-Jones MD

The revelation was not about having a diagnosis of CFS. It was about having a retrovirus. That realization cleared up much of the mystery for me.

With everything I've learned since, I still believe we are suffering from the effects of one or more retroviruses. A sad reality, but also our best hope. In the end, it will be about having an infectious disease, not a syndrome with a terrible stigma.

Personally, I'd rather be a leper, than a psychotic malingerer. And with that happy thought, is there some way for us to put aside the internal strife and turn our attention to our common goals? Read more>>

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