Archives: MEA Real People

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Me, Kerry, and my little dog Charlie having a day in bed together because of this awful illness

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I have severe ME/CFS and this happens to me every time I leave the house, even for the smallest journey

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Birthday summer 2014 aged 11 – before ME vs. Birthday summer 2017 aged 14 (2.5yrs) after ME

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This is a photo of my son wanting to play monopoly at Christmas but not being able to do so because of ME. I feel it shows what it’s really …

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I am unable to carry out any form of employment or voluntary work. When I am really poorly it can be very lonely, isolating, and frustrating. During these phases I …

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I suffer with PEM, confusion, brain fog, nausea and pain in response to things like walking more than 50m or so to sitting upright too long

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Me in my usual place – the settee. Been like this for 7 years now. Doctors do nothing, life changed forever.

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Feeling like I’m being punished for enjoying an activity or spending time with my family. Feeling ignored by the NHS and UK Government, and being invisible to society. I feel …

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