Slogging Thru Another CFS Relapse

I’ve been suffering through a relapse of my Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) over the past three weeks, brought on by a vigorous month of exercise on my new stationary bike, bring my weight down to 177 pounds (down ten). Every time I begin an exercise program (since 1988), after a 2-3 weeks, I get a CFS relapse, which always begins with a flu-like sore throat that never turns into the flu. Only sustained physical exertion brings this on, not stress or anything else. At least with my daily modafinil, I’m fully alert.

About Luke Ford

I've written five books (see My work has been followed by the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and 60 Minutes. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (
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