What's Great About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

In case you haven't already heard, I've been suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) for almost 5 years. Goddam yuppie flu. I would have thought that was long enough for you to pick up on; but perhaps not. Now when I say “suffering”, the gurus tell me that suffering is all in the mind; it's just a matter of how you look at things. If you want to alleviate your suffering, all you have to do is express gratitude for the positive side. That sort of talk generally just makes me angry. Play this repeatedly for at least an hour to get an idea of what it's like: [audio src="/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/ThisIsExhausting.mp3" loop=yes] But maybe the gurus are onto something. If I can't actually feel better, maybe I can feel better about it. So after skydiving into the CFS cloud in search of it's silver lining, here's what I've come up with about What's Great About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: (more…)

By Graham, ago