(Corrine continues her blog recounting her visits to and charting her progress with, Dr. Peterson, one of our most experienced practitioners. As a bonus she includes her “Picking Dr. Peterson’s Brain” section where he answers her’s and others questions about CFS.)
Summary to Date
“Life can be likened to a grindstone. Whether it grinds you down or polishes you depends on what you are made of.” Author unknown
Let me start with a summary of my last visit, August 2011 (for a summary of previous visits, refer to the complete August blog):
I’d been doing well – feeling less sick and more functional.… Read More
Corinne’s fifth blog of her visits to Dr. Peterson is her most comprehensive yet. First, an improving Corinne gives a summary of her work to date with Dr. P, then we get a blow by blow of her visit, and lastly the ‘Queen of Questions’ hits up Dr. Peterson with her long list of questions, and as always, he responds.
Let me begin with a summary of my first four visits with Dr. P.
June 2009: I traveled by RV (my husband drove) because I was partially bedridden and wanted to “stop and smell the roses” along the way. This visit was stretched out over ten days and quite intensive, involving numerous tests including a lumbar puncture, MRI, Spect Scan, exercise stress test, 24-hour HR/BP monitor and multiple lab work.… Read More
(Corinne returns for her second Followup visit since her first visit to Dr. Peterson in Sept. 2009. She had been on a protocol consisting of saline IV’s, amino acid IV’s, procrit, probiotics and Valtrex since April, 2010. How has this former fitness instructor but now mostly bedridden person with ME/CFS been doing?….Let’s find out!)
Dr. PETERSON REVISITED: CORINNE’S FOLLOW-UP # 2, September 2010
“Off we go into the wild blue yonder, flying high, into the sky” . . . .
Yes, I was ready to try it this go around….flying to Reno.… Read More