Author: Jaime S

10 things you can do for #MillionsMissing with limited spoons

The #MillionsMissing protest is full-steam-ahead: we’re mobilizing in Washington D.C., Seattle, San Fransisco, and Dallas; we’re revving up our engines in other cities all across the United States, our friends in other countries have pitched in, and the enthusiasm has reached an all-time high.  However, if you’re sitting at your computer holding five spoons for

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Transcript: Solve ME/CFS Interviews Dr. Avi Nath

Dr. Zaher Nahle from the Solve ME/CFS Initiative recently interviewed Dr. Avi Nath, who is leading the intramural study on ME/CFS at the NIH. The intramural study on ME/CFS at the NIH has raised some concerns in the ME/CFS community: the appointment of Dr. Walitt, who has made statements implying that he views ME/CFS as

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Updates from the first #MillionsMissing Meeting

Last week, #MEAction had its first planning call for the May 25th #MillionsMissing protest. The protest, with the theme #MillionsMissing, brings attention to the millions of people with ME/CFS missing from their work, their families, and their lives, and the millions of dollars missing from research funding.  To show this invisible illness, we are asking

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#MEAction welcomes our new deputy community organizer

Paige is a recent graduate from NC State University with a degree in biomedical engineering. She was diagnosed with POTS five years ago and has been inspired to make a difference for those living with chronic illness. Paige started a disability transportation service at her university and plans to use those collaborative skills as Deputy

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#MEAction welcomes our new community organizer

Adriane Tillman is a writer, journalist, traveler, thinker, lover of art, dance and books. Adriane graduated with degrees in literature and Russian language. She worked as a newspaper journalist for five years, and now consults in marketing and copywriting. She has lived in many places across the US and beyond. She grew up in Cincinnati,

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#MEAction Welcomes our new managing editor

We would like to welcome Jaime to our team at #MEAction as our new managing editor. With an MS, a freelance writing career, and a current teaching position in organic chemistry at the graduate level, Jaime comes to us with a background in writing, education, and science. An active member of Phoenix Rising for over

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FUNDRAISER: Please Donate to Anne's Surgery Fund

Anne LiConti is a member of the ME/CFS community who needs our help to obtain a life-saving surgery. Anne’s uterine fibroids have grown so large and numerous that her uterus is now the size of a 14-week pregnancy. This March, I was stricken with extreme complications: uterine hemorrhage from the fibroids. I started having orthostatic

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