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Chronic fatigue and the power of disability pride

  • Featuring: Casey Doherty & Courtney Milot
  • Date Submitted: Jun 21, 2024
  • Location: California

Casey and Courtney discuss the journey of coming to terms with disability identity, highlighting the power and community and the growth that can be found in embracing it. Casey shares her experience of living with Myalgic encephalomyelitis (chronic fatigue syndrome), long COVID, psychiatric disabilities, and Lyme Disease. She sheds light on the challenges of bone-deep fatigue and challenges faced by those with energy-limiting disabilities, emphasizing the importance of finding support and understanding within the disability community. Edit credit: Sean Collins


  • Casey Doherty
  • Courtney Milot
  • Myalgic encephalomyelitis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Long Covid
  • Lyme Disease
  • Invisible disabilities
  • Energy draining