Interview with Beckie Butcher, author of My Battle with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome


SKU-000547625_COVER.inddTitle: My Battle with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Genre: Health/Wellness
Author: Beckie Butcher
Publisher: iUniverse
Pages: 52
Language: English
Format: Ebook

“As a former CFS sufferer and current healthcare practitioner, I feel Ms. Butcher provides an informative and interesting perspective on this disease and her road to recovery.”
Kyrie Kleinfelter,D.C.,
Upper Cervical Chiropractor.

“As a fellow sufferer of CFS, I was truly able to relate to Ms. Butchers’ experiences, thoughts and feelings. Her reference to the Word of God comforted my heart. Truly inspiring and honest.”
Darla Canney,
CFS Patient.

Ms. Butcher shares her intense and emotional journey of how the autoimmune disease chronic fatigue syndrome impacted her life from her first symptoms to the progress of her treatment and physical, spiritual and emotional recovery.

By sharing with others, she hopes to inspire others to seek help so they may lead better lives as well. She wants them to know there is hope.


Do you have a daily writing routine?

No, I write when the thoughts come and when the mood strikes me.

Where do you do most of your writing?

In my loft with soft music in the background.

Where did you grow up? Can you tell us a little about it?

I grew up in a middle class neighborhood in Elgin, Illinois, about 40 miles northwest of Chicago.

What is your motto in life/writing?

Whatever happens today, tomorrow will be better.

What inspired you to writing your book?

A close friend suggested I share my story and how I have dealt with it over the years to others who suffer.


Ms. Butcher worked as a Lab Technician in various hospitals and laboratories. She is an avid cook when she feels up to it, and in 2005 she published a small cookbook. Ms. Butcher lives in her hometown of Elgin, Il.