Tag Archives: ME Awareness 2020

ME Awareness: The MEA Ramsay Research Fund | 12 May 2020

We invest in biomedical research but need your support so that we can do more to determine the cause(s) of M.E. and help develop effective treatments.

ME Awareness: The Lost Years and Rediscovery by Kate Stanforth | 12 May 2020

“I’d like to say once I got the diagnosis, things got easier, but they didn’t. I ended up bedbound then ultimately paralysed in some of the darkest days I’ve experienced.”

ME Awareness: What the research is telling us about the pathology of ME |11 May 2020

This leaflet provides a summary of what biomedical research is telling us about M.E. It considers key symptoms, common triggers, and explains how various aspects of disease pathology could be linked to specific symptoms.

ME Awareness: The Lost Years by Rachel Hill | 10 May 2020

“I continue to be confined to the house. Sitting or standing up for more than 2 minutes makes me very lightheaded, so I spend 23 hours each day lying down.”

ME Awareness: The Lost Years by Tricia Marsh | 09 May 2020

“I repeatedly pushed myself to return to work. Every time I ended up off sick again. I was bewildered by a situation where the will to be well failed every time.”

ME Awareness: The Lost Years by Stephen Powell | 09 May 2020

“Positives are there but, in the depths of this dreadful disorder, sometimes they are very hard to see.”

ME Awareness: The Lost Years, Cancer and ME by Sylvia Hine | 08 May 2020

“I feel like I’ve missed so much. It’s like I’ve lived only half a life for 30 years, and then to cap it all in 2016 I was diagnosed with bowel cancer.”

ME Awareness: The Lost Years by Smita Dutta | 06 May 2020

“While writing this I am again thinking, “Why me?” I do not know when I am going to stop thinking about his question, maybe I never will.”

ME Awareness: The Lost Years by Grant Davidson | 05 May 2020

“I was a fit healthy football-mad teenager and I enjoyed other sports too. All seemed well but then I caught scarlet fever…”

ME Awareness: The Lost Years by Samantha Whittingham | 03 May 2020

“Yes, school was good, no I wasn’t lying. I just wanted to die. I didn’t care, I was happy to just slip away to stop existing. I was ten years old!”

ME Awareness: The Lost Years by Holly O’Brien | 02 May 2020

“I grieve for the old me, while managing the situation I am currently in, and looking into the future and questioning, will I ever be well enough?”

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