Losing It…And Trying To Get It Back

It makes me absolutely crazy when I hear, once again, from a cancer survivor who is suffering from fatigue and cognitive deficits for months & years after treatment, and is getting no help from her docs, or understanding from family and friends. Time to re-post this, one of many posts I’ve written on the subject. […]

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What’s Up, Doc: When Doctors Don’t Listen

Okay, all you doctors and nurses and physician assistants and nurse practitioners and physical therapists and social workers and even medical receptionists taking messages: Listen up. That’s it. That’s all I need to say. In fact, I could shorten this post to one word: Listen! “Thuffering thuccotash…” As far as I know, it is not […]

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Fatigue Redux: Not Really Rosie…Yet

Oh! Such sufferin’ My days are full of sufferin’ and Bufferin from Really Rosie, songs by Carole King, story by Maurice Sendak / \ Falling Off The Edge This balancing act is getting really old, and meanwhile the cliff is crumbling. However, because basically I’m an optimistic realist, I noted yet again the other day […]

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Just Shoot Me…

…preferably with an IV of amphetamines or a triple espresso. I am still waging the war on cancer-related fatigue, but I’m not winning the current battle. I started taking Ritalin yesterday, but I’m feeling too foggy to write a post about it. So, I guess it’s not doing much so far, huh?? While I twiddle […]

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