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Posts Tagged ‘May 12 Awareness’

We See You. You are Not Missing to Us.

On May 12th, individuals around the globe will be celebrating International ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Awareness Day.  The May 12th date was chosen because it is Florence Nightingale’s birthday and she was believed to have suffered from ME/CFS (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), a chronic disabling multi-system illness that remains misunderstood, underfunded in research, and even trivialized by some today.

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May 12 ME/CFS FM Awareness Day Celebrates 25 Years

May 12

On May 12th, individuals around the globe will be celebrating International ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Awareness Day and 2017 marks the 25th anniversary. The May 12th date was chosen because it is Florence Nightingale’s birthday and she was believed to have suffered from ME/CFS. Every year a number of events are held to celebrate and highlight May 12th…

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Chronically Ill Tea Party

Chronically Ill Tea Party

This past May – May 12th International ME/CFS and FM Awareness Day – BHC patient and friend, Jo Ivie, decided to put a positive spin on the day and do something personal and close to home – she hosted a Chronically Ill Tea Party. We thought it was such an amazing idea that we asked her if we…

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International ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia Awareness Day – May 12

May 12 Awareness

On May 12th, individuals around the globe will be celebrating International ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. This date has been designated as an international day for awareness since 1992 and over the years it has evolved into a kick-off event for awareness efforts throughout the rest of May. You can learn more about how it all started…

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