“Worse is the fear of getting this nasty coronavirus. I know if I get it I could be in serious trouble, especially with the Asthma, but even with M.E…”
Tag Archives: ME Awareness
ME Awareness: “Ted Hughes once said: ‘Poetry needs a reason’. It would appear ME is my reason to write,” by Ffion | 29 May 2020
“Everyone is talking to everyone else and, with so many good people on our side, things will change for us.”
ME Awareness: ‘Dialogues for a neglected illness’ a Wellcome Project by Natalie Boulton and Josh Biggs | 27 May 2020
The project comprises a series of highly recommended films. The latest video is about Severe and Very Severe ME/CFS.
“There is abundant evidence that ME/CFS can follow apparently infectious illnesses of uncertain cause, or a clearly diagnosed infectious illness…”
ME Awareness: “What you need,” he said, “is a job harvesting cabbages,” by Ruth Rookledge | 25 May 2020
“For about the next year or so I thought I must just be imagining an illness, that it was my fault, it wasn’t real…”
ME Awareness: “These lost years have been a grieving process; a loss of a past life that seems so far away,” Naomi Gilchrist | 24 May 2020
“I hope that one day I will be able to use my lost years to help others by raising awareness of the plight of those living with M.E.”
ME Awareness: “I was living in a darkened room with my eyes shut for many long years,” Cheryl Russell | 23 May 2020
“It should have been the beginnings of my life instead it was the other way around. I was to lose all my 20’s and 30’s to this illness.”
ME Awareness: “I would have been a terrific husband and father if not for ME,” by Russell Fleming | 22 May 2020
“Without doubt my biggest regret has been that I have not been able to have my own family.”
The research bulletin highlights 2 of 4 new studies about ME/CFS published in the last week.
ME Awareness: “I have had symptoms of ME since I was a teenager – over 50 years ago,” by Ann Jones | 22 May 2020
“My husband has taken on housework, shopping, cooking and the garden so is effectively my carer.”
Helen Leonard-Williams and Helen McLean entered the Headshave Hall of Fame after they let the scissors loose during ME Awareness Week.
ME Awareness: “I was training for the London Marathon, when I felt I’d got a virus that I couldn’t quite shift,” by Tracey Barraclough | 21 May 2020.
“It’s been a long two years coming to terms with M.E. and it’s still a work in progress.”
ME Awareness: “I went to my GP to be told that M.E. did not exist as a recognised illness!” by Wend Jordan | 20 May 2020
“There is still such a stigma attached to M.E. that I rarely talk about it even if people ask – I’m worried by their reaction.”
A north Somerset couple have been swimming the length of the English Channel at home to help save a charity that supports their daughter.
We are launching a new leaflet and an update to add to the range that we have published since the very beginning of the pandemic and national lockdown.
We provide support, reliable information, a voice when needed, and funding for medical research.
ME Awareness: The Lost Years: Missionary forced to give up vocation to do battle with ME | 18 May 2020
“I guess my Christian faith sustains me even though a lot of the time I feel like I’m just holding on with my fingertips.”
ME Awareness Press Release: Mum of tragic teen with devastating illness speaks out about years lost in lockdown | 18 May 2020
“My daughter is so ill she has had to disengage with her education. She has been house-bound for three years and bed-bound for the majority of this time.”
ME Awareness: Failure to accurately diagnose can lead to lifetime of misery and suffering by Debbie Mckno | 17 May 2020
“I’m struggling to come to terms with the fact I was not diagnosed for so long, and am angry that I suffered needlessly for 24 years.”
ME Awareness: “While in many ways it was a relief to finally have a diagnosis, both I and my husband were devastated,” by Carolyn White | 17 May 2020
“I didn’t complete my degree but received sufficient qualifications to be ordained in September 2007.”