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See ME Expo

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Exhibiting ART, WORDS, SONGS and FILMS of M.E. by patients and carers from around the world. Expressing the pain, hardship and grief that Myalgic Encephalomyelitis brings to the lives of millions. See our pictures, read our stories, listen to our songs and watch our films. Please explore by clicking each image to learn more about this devastating disease. We have linked images directly to the creators or stories where possible.

Amanda Francey
ART of ME
WORDS of ME
SONGS of ME
FILMS of ME

ART of ME

  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Drink, Eyes, Awesome, Check, Blog, Photography, Beverage, Photograph

Whitney Dafoe

Living with Severe ME/CFS - advice, resources and inspiration for patients, caregivers, doctors and supporters.

Bringing Forth Understanding: ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Artists Showcased in Powerful Exhibit - Health Rising Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Photos Of Eyes, Fibromyalgia, New Art, Bring It On, Pictures, Exhibit, Painting

Bringing Forth Understanding: ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Artists Showcased in Powerful Exhibit - Health Rising

M.E. Again features 15 artists with chronic fatigue syndrome and/or fibromyalgia in their 2015 Showcase.

By Paula Knight. Click on image to view more from Paula’s BEDSCAPE series. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Bedscape ME

By Paula Knight. Click on image to view more from Paula’s BEDSCAPE series. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

By Paula Knight. Click on image to view more from Paula’s BEDSCAPE series. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Bedscape ME

By Paula Knight. Click on image to view more from Paula’s BEDSCAPE series. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

By Paula Knight. Click on image to view more from Paula’s BEDSCAPE series. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Bedscape ME

By Paula Knight. Click on image to view more from Paula’s BEDSCAPE series. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

By Paula Knight. Click on image to view more from Paula’s BEDSCAPE series. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Bedscape ME

By Paula Knight. Click on image to view more from Paula’s BEDSCAPE series. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Into the Light book in a box by artist and writer Corina Duyn Disability Art, Earth Quotes, Book Launch, Closer To Nature, Work Inspiration, Chronic Illness, Spoons, Helping Others, Online Art

Emerging

Sculpture,11x12x19cm, by Corina Duyn from Ireland, 2014. In collection of Dzogchenbeara Care Centre (Set of three). “Going underground, where seeds of thought germinate in the dark. Carefully nurturing their growth. Re-emerging into the light armed with the wisdom of the earth.” Quote and image from the book: ‘Into the Light’. @CorinaDuyn #mecfs #me #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicIllness #may12 #MillionsMissing #meAction #pwME #chronicpain #ChronicallySick #Spoons #12may…

Graphic memoir written and illustrated by Paula Knight - click on image to view more from this series “The Facts of Life” about not being able to have children - #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

The Facts of Life series

Graphic memoir written and illustrated by Paula Knight - click on image to view more from this series “The Facts of Life” about not being able to have children - #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Graphic memoir written and illustrated by Paula Knight - click on image to view more from this series “The Facts of Life” about not being able to have children - #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Facts of Life series

Graphic memoir written and illustrated by Paula Knight - click on image to view more from this series “The Facts of Life” about not being able to have children - #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Graphic memoir written and illustrated by Paula Knight - click on image to view more from this series “The Facts of Life” about not being able to have children - #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

The Facts of Life Series

Graphic memoir written and illustrated by Paula Knight - click on image to view more from this series “The Facts of Life” about not being able to have children - #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Graphic memoir written and illustrated by Paula Knight - click on image to view more from this series “The Facts of Life” about not being able to have children - #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

The Facts of Life Series

Graphic memoir written and illustrated by Paula Knight - click on image to view more from this series “The Facts of Life” about not being able to have children - #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

MAY 12 International Awareness day for ME/CFS Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. A serious, complex, multi-system, neuroimmune disease. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Motivational Stories, Body Systems, Maya, Artwork, Eyes

The ME You Don't See

Art by Amanda Francey. ME? Lockdown was already my normal. Click on the image to read the inspiration and story behind this artwork. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Know The Truth, 20 Years Old, Grief, Of My Life, Wilderness, The Creator, The Cure

Wild Blood

Christina Baltais is an artist, writer and ME/CFS advocate. Words as Medicine is a place where she shares her various projects.

Illustration by @me_in_a_comic from Instagram. I relate so much to this after Saturday's social moment. The rest of the week has been blahhhh... #mecfs #myalgicencephalomyelitis #chronicfatiguesyndrome #pwME Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Life Partners, Happy Moments, A Comics, Fibromyalgia, Character Design, Rest, In This Moment, Creative

Price paid for happy moment

Illustration by @me_in_a_comic from Instagram. I relate so much to this after Saturday's social moment. The rest of the week has been blahhhh... #mecfs #myalgicencephalomyelitis #chronicfatiguesyndrome #pwME

By Patrick Rombaut from Belgium. Part of the 2019 exhibition ´ME in Woord en Beeld´ in Ghent: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Sleepless Nights, Shiloh, Spoons, Belgium, Sick

Sleepless night

By Patrick Rombaut from Belgium. Part of the 2019 exhibition ´ME in Woord en Beeld´ in Ghent: 12me.be/woordenbeeld.html #mecfs #me #cfs #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #fm #Fibromyalgia #ChronicIllness #may12 #MillionsMissing #meAction #pwME #pwMECFS #chronicpain #ChronicallySick #Spoons #12may #ButYouDon’tLookSick

WORDS of ME

In Stillness We Still Grow Chronic Illness, Be Still, Hand Lettering, The Creator, Shiloh, Eyes, Art, Art Background, Handwriting

In Stillness We Still Grow

(Products from this image can be bought here on Redbubble) I wrote, painted and hand lettered ‘In Stillness We Still Grow’ as a commentary on the value of life lived with long-term chronic illness. (I have lived mostly housebound, sometimes totally bedbound with severe ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Syndr

Words by Shannon Riley - click the image to read more of Shannon's words. Graphics by Amanda Francey. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Attending your own funeral

Words by Shannon Riley - click the image to read more of Shannon's words. Graphics by Amanda Francey. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

By Ruth Lampard - click on the image to read Ruth's story of her Virtual Pilgrimage. She has been walking 'virtually' since 2018 due to ME/CFS. Follow Ruth's Pilgrimage walks on Twitter @ruth_lampard #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Walking Virtually due to ME/CFS

By Ruth Lampard - click on the image to read Ruth's story of her Virtual Pilgrimage. She has been walking 'virtually' since 2018 due to ME/CFS. Follow Ruth's Pilgrimage walks on Twitter @ruth_lampard #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Whitney Dafoe is a talented photographer who has extremely severe #MECFS and is completely bedridden and hasn’t been able to eat, drink or talk for seven years – please click the photo or link below to his blog describing the devastation this cruel illness has caused. Also check out his awesome photography from pre-ME days. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Drink, Eyes, Awesome, Check, Blog, Photography, Beverage, Photograph

Whitney Dafoe

Whitney Dafoe is a talented photographer who has extremely severe #MECFS and is completely bedridden and hasn’t been able to eat, drink or talk for seven years – please click the photo or link below to his blog describing the devastation this cruel illness has caused. Also check out his awesome photography from pre-ME days. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome

Absence Of Life by Whitney Dafoe. Click on image to read Whitney’s powerful words. #MillionsMissing #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MEcfs

Absence Of Life

Absence Of Life

Open Medicine Foundation: Poetry Submissions by people with M.E. Click on the fish artwork to view poems. (Artist unknown) #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing Poetry Submissions, Fish Artwork, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Submissive, Poems, Medicine, Poetry, Verses, Medical

Poems by M.E. patients (OMF)

Open Medicine Foundation: Poetry Submissions by people with M.E. Click on the fish artwork to view poems. (Artist unknown) #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

  Rise From The Ashes, Policy Change, Fourth Wall, Out Of Focus, Blink Of An Eye, May I, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Life Is Good, In This Moment

Where Does My Future Lie?

This month is my seven year bediversary. Seven years of being mostly confined to bed, looking at these same four walls. It’s gone in the blink of an eye, and yet my old life seems like a lifetime ago. When I think about the future too much, I have a Panic Attack. An “I can’t breathe, am I

By Jen Temm. Click the image for larger view of the poem. #MEANA #MM2021 #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Getting Out Of Bed, Grief, My Boys, Poems, Exercise, Learning, Ejercicio, Poetry

Just 10

By Jen Temm. Click the image for larger view of the poem. #MEANA #MM2021 #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Even Though, by Laurie Glass, was the winning poem in Poetry & ArtSlam - Hope & Heart Unite for ME/CFS hosted by Open Medicine Foundation. Please click the image to view all of the wonderful submissions by artists and writers with ME/CFS. Bible Verse Art, Bible Verses Quotes, High Clouds, Positive Mantras, Poetry Art, Learn To Dance, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Meaningful Life, Inner Strength

Hope & Heart Unite for ME / CFS Poetry & Art Slam Winner - Even Though | Open Medicine Foundation

Even Though, by Laurie Glass, was the winning poem in Poetry & ArtSlam - Hope & Heart Unite for ME/CFS hosted by Open Medicine Foundation. Please click the image to view all of the wonderful submissions by artists and writers with ME/CFS. - #mecfs #me #cfs #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #fm #Fibromyalgia #ChronicIllness #may12 #MillionsMissing #meAction #pwME #pwMECFS #chronicpain #ChronicallySick #Spoons #12may #ButYouDon’tLookSick

SONGS of ME

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FILMS of ME

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  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Drink, Eyes, Awesome, Check, Blog, Photography, Beverage, Photograph

Whitney Dafoe

Living with Severe ME/CFS - advice, resources and inspiration for patients, caregivers, doctors and supporters.

Bringing Forth Understanding: ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Artists Showcased in Powerful Exhibit - Health Rising Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Photos Of Eyes, Fibromyalgia, New Art, Bring It On, Pictures, Exhibit, Painting

Bringing Forth Understanding: ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Artists Showcased in Powerful Exhibit - Health Rising

M.E. Again features 15 artists with chronic fatigue syndrome and/or fibromyalgia in their 2015 Showcase.

By Paula Knight. Click on image to view more from Paula’s BEDSCAPE series. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Bedscape ME

By Paula Knight. Click on image to view more from Paula’s BEDSCAPE series. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

By Paula Knight. Click on image to view more from Paula’s BEDSCAPE series. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Bedscape ME

By Paula Knight. Click on image to view more from Paula’s BEDSCAPE series. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

By Paula Knight. Click on image to view more from Paula’s BEDSCAPE series. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Bedscape ME

By Paula Knight. Click on image to view more from Paula’s BEDSCAPE series. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

By Paula Knight. Click on image to view more from Paula’s BEDSCAPE series. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Bedscape ME

By Paula Knight. Click on image to view more from Paula’s BEDSCAPE series. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

In Stillness We Still Grow Chronic Illness, Be Still, Hand Lettering, The Creator, Shiloh, Eyes, Art, Art Background, Handwriting

In Stillness We Still Grow

(Products from this image can be bought here on Redbubble) I wrote, painted and hand lettered ‘In Stillness We Still Grow’ as a commentary on the value of life lived with long-term chronic illness. (I have lived mostly housebound, sometimes totally bedbound with severe ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Syndr

Words by Shannon Riley - click the image to read more of Shannon's words. Graphics by Amanda Francey. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Attending your own funeral

Words by Shannon Riley - click the image to read more of Shannon's words. Graphics by Amanda Francey. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

By Ruth Lampard - click on the image to read Ruth's story of her Virtual Pilgrimage. She has been walking 'virtually' since 2018 due to ME/CFS. Follow Ruth's Pilgrimage walks on Twitter @ruth_lampard #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Walking Virtually due to ME/CFS

By Ruth Lampard - click on the image to read Ruth's story of her Virtual Pilgrimage. She has been walking 'virtually' since 2018 due to ME/CFS. Follow Ruth's Pilgrimage walks on Twitter @ruth_lampard #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Whitney Dafoe is a talented photographer who has extremely severe #MECFS and is completely bedridden and hasn’t been able to eat, drink or talk for seven years – please click the photo or link below to his blog describing the devastation this cruel illness has caused. Also check out his awesome photography from pre-ME days. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Drink, Eyes, Awesome, Check, Blog, Photography, Beverage, Photograph

Whitney Dafoe

Whitney Dafoe is a talented photographer who has extremely severe #MECFS and is completely bedridden and hasn’t been able to eat, drink or talk for seven years – please click the photo or link below to his blog describing the devastation this cruel illness has caused. Also check out his awesome photography from pre-ME days. #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome

Absence Of Life by Whitney Dafoe. Click on image to read Whitney’s powerful words. #MillionsMissing #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MEcfs

Absence Of Life

Absence Of Life

Open Medicine Foundation: Poetry Submissions by people with M.E. Click on the fish artwork to view poems. (Artist unknown) #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing Poetry Submissions, Fish Artwork, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Submissive, Poems, Medicine, Poetry, Verses, Medical

Poems by M.E. patients (OMF)

Open Medicine Foundation: Poetry Submissions by people with M.E. Click on the fish artwork to view poems. (Artist unknown) #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Into the Light book in a box by artist and writer Corina Duyn Disability Art, Earth Quotes, Book Launch, Closer To Nature, Work Inspiration, Chronic Illness, Spoons, Helping Others, Online Art

Emerging

Sculpture,11x12x19cm, by Corina Duyn from Ireland, 2014. In collection of Dzogchenbeara Care Centre (Set of three). “Going underground, where seeds of thought germinate in the dark. Carefully nurturing their growth. Re-emerging into the light armed with the wisdom of the earth.” Quote and image from the book: ‘Into the Light’. @CorinaDuyn #mecfs #me #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicIllness #may12 #MillionsMissing #meAction #pwME #chronicpain #ChronicallySick #Spoons #12may…

Graphic memoir written and illustrated by Paula Knight - click on image to view more from this series “The Facts of Life” about not being able to have children - #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

The Facts of Life series

Graphic memoir written and illustrated by Paula Knight - click on image to view more from this series “The Facts of Life” about not being able to have children - #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Graphic memoir written and illustrated by Paula Knight - click on image to view more from this series “The Facts of Life” about not being able to have children - #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Facts of Life series

Graphic memoir written and illustrated by Paula Knight - click on image to view more from this series “The Facts of Life” about not being able to have children - #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

Graphic memoir written and illustrated by Paula Knight - click on image to view more from this series “The Facts of Life” about not being able to have children - #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing

The Facts of Life Series

Graphic memoir written and illustrated by Paula Knight - click on image to view more from this series “The Facts of Life” about not being able to have children - #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MECFS #MillionsMissing