a cure for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome using a holistic Japanese healing
art, as well as several metaphysical methods, such as positive affirmations,
prayer and spiritual counseling.
not accept the "there is no cure" prognosis from her doctor. There
was a total lack of help from doctors in western medicine. She suffered
a long time and searched everywhere until she finally found a solution
in the holistic and metaphysical community.
with CFS for eleven years Patricia is now well. This is the story
of her struggles with the many symptoms of CFS such as memory loss,
cognitive problems, mood swings, panic attacks, food allergies,
extreme fatigue, loss of libido, crippling depression, fibromyalgia
and her resulting financial ruin.
is sharing what she has learned in hopes of helping some of the
millions of people who cope with this disease. She gives the reader
hints on how to deal with everyday problems such as trying to remember
your own phone number, finding your car in a mall parking lot, how
to make your house look clean when it isn't and positive affirmations
for people to begin to see their disease in a different light.
She tells the
reader about different kinds of Assistive Technology that will help
them cope better with their symptoms. One chapter discusses "Sick
Building Syndrome" and how it can make CFS symptoms worse or be
mistaken for CFS. Also listed are helpful web sites.
In the final
chapter entitled "Look At Me Now!" you can read about the wonderful
progress the author has made and how drastically her life has changed
now that she is "among the living" again. She can walk several miles
before needing a rest, can go to the health club and work out, needs
only eight or nine hours of sleep, and her libido has returned (hooray)!
Her cognitive abilities have come back full force enabling her to
write, edit and promote this book. She has also begun to write her
strides have come in her spiritual life. Through many different
healing modalities she now feels lighter, freer, happier, joyful
and peaceful - all of which were elusive during her CFS years.
If she can get
well, you can get well.