Lena Dunham Cannot Speak For All Women With Chronic Illness
The “Girls” creator seems incapable of being part of a collective movement without trying to be its face.
Lena Dunham Cannot Speak For All Women With Chronic Illness syndicated from https://thisfitlifestyle.wordpress.com/
Be your own health advocate. Be a fighter, a survivor. Don’t give up. You can rise from the ashes. Chronic illness continues to rise. From Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Fibromyalgia, and countless autoimmune disorders to chronic infection, POTS, Hypo-tension, Candida and many many more afflictions. People are hurting, especially women. It’s time to fight back. […]
“We will claw our way out of the pit that was dug for us…and our voices WILL be heard.”
members were on hand to speak to the public and explain about the illness
Lala Jackson is a chronic health author, speaker, and advocate. She is the author of the internationally best-selling Beyond Powerful: Your Chronic Illness is Not Your Kryptonite, which delves into the superpowers gained from a life with chronic illness. At the age of 10, Lala was diagnosed with the autoimmune disease type 1 diabetes. She immediately jumped into […]
“I refuse to say ‘I’m fine’ when I’m not,” I said, peering steadily into the eyes of a woman who had asked me how I cope with late effects of cancer treatment. I continued, “People generally don’t want to hear how I really am, so I say, ‘I’m hanging in there’ or ‘I haven’t given […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress and producer Viola Davis gave a rousing speech about leadership and authenticity to a well-heeled crowd of Hollywood power players Wednesday morning at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment breakfast. Davis, who was being honored with the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award, said that she doesn’t always come to mind when […]
Published in The Daily Telegraph on 8th August 2018 . The original article can be viewed here What it’s like to live with severe ME by Naomi Whittingham Today is severe ME Awareness Day, dedicated to those who suffer the worst effects of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. Naomi Whittingham describes life with severe ME Ordinarily, illness is measured in […]
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Naming the disease after a scientist, or doctor, or even a damn town (as was done for Lyme disease) would be better than calling it chronic fatigue syndrome.