The Real ME: A Stock Photography Resource for the Media
We’ve all seen them in the news stories about ME/CFS: the guy in a suit at the office, yawning; the beautiful woman sitting at her desk with her immaculate make-up and elegantly coiffed hair, hand to her head and looking slightly pained.
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Imagine? Homeless with Fibro and Autism!

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Francelle, Dec 8, 2010.

  1. Francelle

    Francelle Senior Member

    Victoria, Australia
  2. Merry

    Merry Senior Member

    Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Thank you, Francelle. Touching story. And troubling.
  3. Carrigon

    Carrigon Senior Member

    PA, USA
    It happens. A few years back, there was a story about a woman with CFIDS who ended up homeless. She did get into a shelter for awhile, but they forced her to do chores there even though she was very sick and told the director she was not well enough to do them. They told her if she didn't do the cleaning and take out the garbage and whatever, she would be thrown out. They threw her out after a number of months anyway because they only allowed people to stay a certain amount of time. She said she lived on the beach for awhile, then in a car. And I don't know what happened to her after that. But she was very sick. So, yes, it does happen.
  4. Tia

    Tia Senior Member

    Oh how I feel for these two! I to have been homeless but thankfully I had somene att the time I could live with until I got my own place again, so I didn't have to seek up a shelter. What ME does to's sick really but more sick is that doctors doesn't take it seriously. Also this xmrv-thing.. It's interesting that her daughter developed autism, that goes hand in hand with the xmrv-model.

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