CFS Nova
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The Northern Virginia (NOVA)
CFS/ME, FMS, OI & Gratitude
Support Groups

Events - Our Upcoming Calendar

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For more in the
US National Capital Area
Northern Virginia, Washington, DC, and Suburban MD
FM Fight Club | Bethesda ME/CFS & FM Support Group | CFSAC | Pain Connection | DYNA Kids | Dysautonomia International

Our Meetings are regularly...

2017 NOVA CFS/ME, FMS & OI SG meetings are usually the
3rd Saturday of every month,
2-4 p.m.
** 2018: Most Meetings moving to 3rd SUNDAY **
(Exceptions: May and October)
(Speaker meetings end closer to 4:30 or 5 p.m.)

Regular meetings are at the
Sully Governmental Center
James McDonnell Room
(Room 1, unless noted)
4900 Stonecroft Blvd
Chantilly, VA 20151

Free, close parking. No stairs.
Same building as the
Fairfax Co. Sully District Police Station
Outside 495, The Capital Beltway
South of Dulles Airport and South of Route 50
North of Manassas, North of Route 66, North of Route 29
Very close to the intersection of Westfields Blvd and Route 28

Sully Directions Page

Please refrain from wearing scented products. Thank you.

CFS, CFIDS, M.E. ~ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
FM, FMS ~ Fibromyalgia Syndrome
OI ~ Orthostatic Intolerance (Becoming more symptomatic when upright and still)
POTS ~ Postural Tachycardia Syndrome
NMH ~ Neurally Mediated Hypotension
MVPS/D ~ Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome / Dysautonomia

2017 NOVA CFS/ME, FMS, & OI Support Group
In-Person Meeting Schedule Overview

(3rd Saturday of every month, 2 PM, Chantilly, VA)

Jan 17  -  Discussion - * in Room 2 *.
Feb 18 -  Discussion.
Mar 18 - Discussion.
Apr 15 - Discussion - in * Room 2 *.
Apr 15 - SPEAKER in Fairfax, VA: CEO of OMF, City of FF Lib, Room A/B, 2 pm.
May 12 - International Awareness Day.
May 20 - Discussion.
Jun 17 -  Discussion.
July 15 - Discussion.
Aug 19 - Discussion.
Sep 16 - Discussion; Pain Awareness month.

Oct 21 -  Speaker: Medicare Advantage Plans.
Nov 18 - Film: UNREST by Jen Brea. Event Flyer (PDF)
Dec 16 - Discussion and POTS Luck

Discussion meetings are sometimes rescheduled with speakers.

2018 meetings will be 3rd SUNDAYS 2-4 pm except MAY and OCT.

Oct 2017

Nov 2017

  • Nov 18, 2017, 3rd Sat, 2 - 4 pm: CFSNOVA CFSupport Meeting, Chantilly

    Joint CFSNova Meeting with FM Fight Club

    Showing of Award Winning CFS Film UNREST

    Hoping to shed light on her strange symptoms, Jennifer Brea grabs a camera and films the darkest moments unfolding before her eyes as she is derailed by M.E. (commonly known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), a mysterious illness.

    In this story of love and loss, newlyweds Jennifer and Omar search for answers as they face unexpected obstacles with great heart. Often confined by her illness to the private space of her bed, Jen is moved to connect with others around the globe. Utilizing Skype and social media, she unlocks a forgotten community with intimate portraits of four other families suffering similarly. Jennifer Brea's wonderfully honest portrayal asks us to rethink the stigma around an illness that affects millions of people. Unrest is a vulnerable and eloquent personal documentary that is sure to hit closer to home than many could imagine.

    Unrest world-premiered January in the documentary competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, where it won a Special Jury Prize for editing. It has since screened at SxSW, CPH:DOX, HotDocs, River Run (Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature), and the Nashville Film Festival (Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature).

    No. VA Unrest Film Event Flyer (PDF)

    Volunteers to show up early and/or stay late to help with chairs wanted.

    Sully Governmental Center
    James McDonnell Room (Room 1)
    4900 Stonecroft Blvd
    Chantilly, VA 20151
    See also: Meetings and Directions.

    No registration *required,* but it would help our planning if you wrote in if you are planning to attend. We know you could have to cancel. That's okay.

    Join Y! group CFSupport for reminders.

    Write Elly, Barb, Nancy and host organizers via

    Unrest Film Website

Dec 2017

Jan 2018

Regular Meetings in 2018 moving to 3rd ** SUNDAYS **, 2 pm in Frank Room (Room 2) in same Chantilly, VA, location.

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Updated September 28, 2017