May 11, 2019 “I want to get better and lead a normal life. I didn’t choose to be ill like this.” Helen Wood.

ME Awareness: Baz takes his petition to Downing Street… | 10 May 2019

May 10, 2019 “Research is the only way to get sufferers back on track and have the life they deserve.” Baz Hornsby

ME Awareness: Teen says teacher’s fake illness claim over ME saw her spiral towards self-harm | 10 May 2019

May 10, 2019 “You think about the person you could be but can’t. It is almost like losing your personality, losing yourself.” Milly Lowsley.

ME Awareness: The PACE Trial: How a Debate Over Science Empowered a Whole Community | 09 May 2019

May 9, 2019 “This debate helps highlight how existing behavioural approaches and treatments are failing patients.” Carolyn Wilshire.

ME Awareness: The ME Show Special – The Real M.E. – Transcribed | 09 May 2019

May 9, 2019 “Sometimes I feel like M.E. is all I am. But I am also a sister, a friend, a daughter, a partner, a colleague, a graduate and a police officer.” Stephanie.

ME Awareness: The Real ME – Recovery and Me – Gabby’s Story | 09 May 2019

May 9, 2019 “I have shied away from anything that would remind me of that time, that illness; and I am absolutely terrified that my children will suffer with it.” Gabby Coles.

ME Awareness: Cambridge woman reveals the truth about living with a debilitating illness | 08 May 2019

May 8, 2019 “I now have no regular social life to speak off and have lost contact with most, if not all, of my friends from my old life.” Gemma Corvalan.

ME Awareness: The Real ME – Ten Year Challenge with Severe ME – Jennifer’s Story | 08 May 2019

May 8, 2019 “I’ve had ten years of missing out on so many experiences, but also experiencing (enduring?) more than most people ever will.“ Jennifer Chittick.

ME Awareness: Seven things people with ME want you to know | 07 May 2019

May 7, 2019 "My mind is always foggy – once I forgot my own birthday. If you could feel death, I’d say it is living with this.” Milly Lowsley.

ME Awareness: ‘Hard to cope’ Mum-of-two with chronic fatigue says condition is triggered by her noisy kids | 07 May 2019

May 7, 2019 “It’s like having flu, tying lead weights to your limbs and attempting to do an Ironman.” Katy Beardsworth.

ME Awareness: The Real ME – The Things People Do – Kristian’s Story | 07 May 2019

May 7, 2019 “My lovely Hanna-Lisa’s energy levels have gradually reduced over time due to her condition and she is now unable to work,” Kristian Legg.

ME Awareness: Fit, football-mad Birmingham mum left unable to make it to the loo after devastating diagnosis | 06 May 2019

May 6, 2019 “Living with ME is like waking up with the worst flu and hangover combined you’ve ever had in your life, every single day.” Nicola Ingram.

ME Awareness: The Real ME – How This Disease Affects Me – Rog’s Story | 06 May 2019

May 6, 2019 “Sometimes the inevitable pain and fatigue is just the price I have to pay to get things done.” Rog Warner.

ME Awareness: Helen McLean is Going Blue for M.E. | 06 May 2019

May 6, 2019 Helen is doing the best she can to still live her best life. It can be frustrating, upsetting and overwhelming at times, but she’s trying.

ME Awareness: ‘My daughter, 21, who died weighing 5 1/2 stone, had ME on her death certificate – yet some still say it’s not real’ | 06 May 2019

May 6, 2019 “A neurologist even said “ME is not a real disease.” The medics made her doubt herself and feel ashamed.” Clare Norton.

ME Awareness: Press Release: Real People. Real Disease. Real M.E. | 06 May 2019

May 6, 2019 “We want to tell the world about the Real People that suffer because of this Real Disease – day after day, week after week, year after year, and in some of the cruellest cases, decade after painful decade.”

ME Awareness: What has changed since my daughter Merryn died from ME? Clare Norton | 05 May 2019

May 5, 2019 “It is time for egos to be put aside, for the science to be listened to, for patients to be listened to and the Hippocratic Oath to be remembered – first, do no harm.” Clare Norton.

ME Awareness: Bridgwater mum explains how ‘painful’ ME makes her feel like ‘a prisoner’ in her own body | 05 May 2019

May 5, 2019 “I now live my life mainly housebound. The same four walls day in, day out, drain any positivity you can try and muster.” Hayley Date.

ME Awareness: Social Services Can Threaten Families of Children with Chronic Fatigue | 05 May 2019

May 5, 2019 “One of the most heartbreaking cases I’ve dealt with was an eight-year-old girl who was forced to have GET. Her parents were told that if they didn’t comply, she'd be taken away,” Dr Nigel Speight.

ME Awareness: Woman with ME says she feels like a ‘100-year-old trapped inside a young person’s body’ | 05 May 2019

May 5, 2019 “At my worst it didn't feel like much of a life – just an existence waiting for a cure.” Hannah Grundy.

ME Awareness: ‘Winter Hill’ Film Premiere in ME Awareness Week! | 03 May 2019

May 3, 2019 “Winter Hill is a personal and powerful documentary short film by filmmaker Lee Gray.” FilmsShort.

Eastern Daily Press: ‘I have a devastating illness, so why do doctors doubt my struggles?’ | 03 May 2019

May 3, 2019 “All we, the ME community, want is fair treatment and a chance for a future.” Jo Moss

ME Awareness: ‘Just for ME’ A Fast-moving Adventure Story by John Martin | 02 May 2019

May 2, 2019 John Martin has written 3 children’s books and Just for ME is his first novel. His daughter has suffered from M.E. for 26 years and was his inspiration.

ME Association April Summary of ME/CFS Published Research | 01 May 2019

May 1, 2019 We've updated our central Research Index and feature 15 ME/CFS research studies from April 2019.

MEA Website Survey: What does ME Awareness Week mean to you? | 01 May 2019

May 1, 2019 What does this special week mean to you? What issues do you believe should be the focus of ME Awareness Week?

Fundraising: Art Auction: Invisible – A New Look At M.E. by Anne Nicholls | 01 May 2019

May 1, 2019 “My M.E. pictures reflect the experience of so many of us. I want us to be visible. Don't you?”

Stanford: Biomarker for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Identified? | 30 April 2019

April 30, 2019 “We clearly see a difference in the way healthy and chronic fatigue syndrome immune cells process stress.” Dr Ron Davis.

ME Research Summary: Something In The Blood by Simon McGrath | 27 April 2019

April 27, 2019 Four independent groups have now found that a factor in the blood can affect cell metabolism/mitochondria in ME/CFS.

MEA Summary Review: A Critique of the CBT Model in ME/CFS by Dr Keith Geraghty | 27 April 2019

April 27, 2019 "There is little scientific credibility in the claim that the psycho-behavioural therapies should be primary treatments for this illness."

Why ME Awareness Week Is An Ideal Time To Fundraise | 26 April 2019

April 26, 2019 “If fundraising has been sitting in the back of your mind lately, now’s the time to give it a go.”

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