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Carol Head to leave her position as SMCI CEO

Discussion in 'General Advocacy Discussions' started by Cheshire, Mar 15, 2019.

  1. Cheshire

    Cheshire Moderator Staff Member

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    https://solvecfs.org/an-important-update-from-carol-head-at-smci/
     
  2. Rick Sanchez

    Rick Sanchez Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    How awful.

    Embarrassed to admit that I never realized she had ME/CFS for some reason. Makes all the work she has done for Solve even more impressive.

    I truly wish her all the best, and am incredibly thankful for all the work she has done. Solve has been one of my fav ME/CFS charities the past few years and I hope they will be able to find a great replacement :)!
     
  3. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Thanks and best wishes to her.
     
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    Best wishes to her. She seemed to have done a good job.

    I remember probably last year or the year before she mentioned she still had to be careful and only did something like 3000 steps a day. That sounded to me a long way from full recovery.
     
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    Sean Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Thanks for your work, Carol, and best wishes for your future. :thumbup:
     
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    Milo Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    From my point of view Carol has been a catalyst in moving Solve ME/cfs and our disease forward.
    i am so sorry that her health is not as good. Sending her best wishes and thank you for all that she did.
     
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    JaimeS Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Yeah, even I do 4500 on the regular, though there are other days where I move around less.
     
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    Andy Committee Member & Outreach

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    From an email from Solve
     
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    arewenearlythereyet Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    It goes to show how invisible this condition can be if we can’t spot one of our own ....also I find the step comparison revealing she has a similar envelope to me ..yet I’m still trying to work full time ...perhaps I’m kidding myself. I guess I’m lucky to have a less demanding job I suppose.

    I have full admiration for her work and think this shift has been handled very openly and sensitively.

    Edited: spelling/missing words
     
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