A Mystery to Me is a short documentary series about navigating life with Myasthenia Gravis — a rare and mysterious autoimmune disease that causes profound muscular weakness. The series explores the unique life experience of three individuals Vanetta, a personal trainer and new mother who relies immensely on her own physical strength for her livelihood; Teresa, A single mom and dance teacher who describes her relationships with her three children as what has kept her alive; and Glenn, a former fire chief grappling with retirement and learning to care for himself as much as he cares for others. MG symptoms vary from patient to patient, day to day, and even hour by hour in the same patient and this mysterious and confounding disease state is the crux of our series. Each episode explores the central question: how do you live your life when it feels like your life is being taken away from you?

2020
54 minutes