Monday, September 5, 2011

NPR broadcast

I just read/listened to a couple of broadcasts on NPR regarding CFS/ME. I used to believe it was a make believe disorder too until I was diagnosed with the disorder along with the FM. There is a link to the broadcast or you can read the transcript of both programs. The first program broadcast was The second program is

I am at my son Chad's house right now for the birth of our second granddaughter, Hannah. It has been a big fear of mine regarding travel and how it will affect me with the disorders. I have been pushing myself and I am feeling really tired and having some pain but I am glad that I gave it a try! Not at all as bad as I thought it would be but still very tiring!

I think, as one of the NPR broadcasts say, you have to push yourself a little otherwise you end up 'deconditioning yourself or as I say 'invalid-izing' yourself. I think the more you think about how you hurt and can't do this or that the more your body gets to thinking that way too! Check out these programs...they are short but interesting.