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Obstacles and Inspiration: Jen Brea of the Canary in a Gold Mine Talks

When the collapse came, I had to see this for what it was: a long battle with an uncertain outcome.  Jen Brea describes her agonizing course of ME/CFS from it's beginnings as chronic  fatigue syndrome (weakness, sore   throats, dizziness) and her depression  diagnosis, to a complete collapse and Read more [...]

Accelerating ME/CFS Change With the #MEAction Network

"Because it's time we became the strength of our numbers" One thing that's missing in ME/CFS advocacy are easy and effective  ways to do it.  We lack the tools other advocacy groups use to communicate, get the word out quickly and easily, and produce change. It looks like Jen Brea of  the Read more [...]

Canary Singing: Jen Brea Portrays Chronic Fatigue Syndrome on News Channel

Canaries didn't warn coal miners that the air was bad by dying. It was when they stopped singing that miners knew the air was getting foul.  Jen Brea may be sick. but she's singing loud and clear about chronic fatigue syndrome in her film project. In an empathetic  video interview with Al Jazeera, Read more [...]

Jumpstarted: The Kickstarter Campaign Phase II: Making Real Their “Big Crazy Vision” For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

This is our moment - Jennifer Brea An extroardinary response from the ME/CFS community enabled the backers of the 'Canary in a Coal Mine' to meet their campaign in goal ($50,000) in just three days. That response knocked Jennifer Brea over - literally (see below) - but it exposed a flaw in her's and Read more [...]