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.
The worst couple weeks in a while leading to the worst day. I am SOOO fatigued I can barely function through the work day. I'm super short with my crew because they are too dependent on me and I don't have the energy to baby sit a bunch of young adults. Today I went to the field and for the first time in my life became a "slacker." I felt horrible and soooo tired, I could barely walk. I would get...
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