Jennifer Brea has CFS and is a wonderful spokesperson for all of us.
"28 year-old Jennifer Brea is working on her PhD at Harvard and soon to be engaged to the love of her life when she gets a mysterious fever that leaves her bedridden and looking for answers. Disbelieved by doctors and determined to live, she turns her camera on herself and her community, a hidden world of millions confined to their homes and bedrooms by ME, or chronic fatigue syndrome." She did a TED talk a few years ago, 17 minutes & easy to listen to
Now she has just released a movie done w her husband on this invisible disease. It is titled "Unrest", released in a few theaters on Sept 22, and has received wonderful reviews. https://www.facebook.com/unrestfilm/
For those of us who cannot get to a theater, there on tickets available for online viewing. http://www.ifccenter.com/films/unrest/
I am going to see it online on Sept 30.
Hi all im a newbie on here. Wondering if anyone knows that dairy / milk etc is the trigger for their migriaines? Been keeping a diary of mine and its beginning to look that way for me. Any advice would be welcome.Thanks
I've been feeling ashamed of myself in every way; mentally, physically, and all around the way I am. I'm staying with my aunt who, I believe, feels forced to take over me since my parents failed to. My parents, well, my father I hardly know, and my mother, neglectful and abusive. I feel shame because I'm 20 years old and I have to be supported by people who aren't my parents. I feel as if I'm a...