In October 2017, at the Q&A following the London theatrical premiere of Unrest, a woman stood up and asked, “Why aren’t you talking about recovery?” She claimed to have gotten well from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) after a combination of what I can only describe as Lightning Process-like “cognitive training” and group dancing.

I’ve always hated recovery stories. Not because I am not thrilled for the person who managed to find their way to better health — I am. Rather, I hate the way these stories can distract from the essential truth: there is no scientifically validated path out of this…

Jennifer Brea

Maker of @unrestfilm. Plotter of revolution @MEActNet. Wife of @owasow.

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