Becky Blanton was a fit 36-year-old training for a half-marathon when chronic fatigue syndrome hit her "like a truck." Unable to get out of bed, she became overweight, unemployed and the butt of constant criticism from disbelieving friends.
"They'd say, 'You're lazy; it's all in your mind; you're just looking for an excuse," said Blanton, now 55. "Oh, and, 'You don't look sick.' If I have to hear that one more time…"
But a 2009 study linking chronic fatigue syndrome to a mouse virus gave...Full Story