five on friday…

As part of my resolutions for this year, I decided that instead of abandoning this blog, I would try to delve into it deeper. So, I’m starting the occasional “five on Friday” feature, where I discuss five random tidbits that are on my mind. Tidbits might include interesting articles, books I’m reading/what I’m listening to, […]

POTS/ivabradine study, take two…

[Update: Even though below I said I’d rather lick my dog’s feet than take ivabradine again, I called the researcher and volunteered to participate. She said I wouldn’t have to stop taking a beta blocker during the study, which makes no sense and seems like it will totally skew the results, but that’s up to […]

my ivabradine experience…

After trialing two new medications: midodrine and ivabradine/Corlanor, I intended to start by discussing the midodrine experience, as I tested it first. However, I just stopped the ivabradine yesterday, so I feel the need to write about it. I’m guessing it’s obvious from the “I just stopped it yesterday” part that it didn’t go so […]

unrest on pbs…

You may remember that I previously wrote about a recently released documentary, Unrest, which portrays how myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), also known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), affects the life of a young woman. I have a personal interest in the documentary, not only because I helped fund the Kickstarter project with a small donation, but […]