We asked those who suffer with Severe M.E if they would like to submit their stories to be published on the ME Association website blog.
“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.”
“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.”
“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?”
The number of people in Nottinghamshire suffering from fibromyalgia has soared in recent years, according to new NHS figures.