My favorite folks ! :)

Abbreviations Used and Cast of Characters

CFS/CFIDS = Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome
CST = CranioSacral Therapy
OC = Orange County, California, south of Los Angeles
PWC = Persons with CFS
SAR = Search And Rescue
SITP = Our former church

Cast of Characters

Myself - Kathryn
The most wonderful husband in the world - Duane
My first sister (formerly Sis #2) - Larkin
My second sister (formerly Sis #3) - Elsa
Elsa's friend - Frye
Larkin's first child - Ellen
Ellen's husband - Tad
Larkin's second child -  Rae
Larkin's third child - Perry
Larkin's fourth child - Eva
Larkin's fifth child - Drew
Larkin's sixth child - Angie
Jeanet - Duane's mom, my MIL
Tom - Duane's (step) dad, my FIL
Sam - Duane's brother
Loren - Duane's sister in law, Sam's wife
Zane - Sam's step-son
Toby - Duane's step-brother
Heather - Duane's step-sister
Rebecca - our much loved helper at home, now moved away
Nina - my current household helper, a good balance for me
My birth parent - Mother
My unofficial adopted parent - Mom (sometimes "Montana Mom")
Baby #1 in heaven - Kaylee
2 babies unnamed
John - the therapist with whom i work 
      Our "rented" kids:
Kip - 12 YO boy
Sierra - 8 YO girl
Joshua - 4 YO boy

Info About CFS/CFIDS

Post-Exertional Malaise: Perception and Reality
Post-Exertional Malaise: Cause and Effect