10 Things You Should Know About Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Jessica Diamond

 

By Jessica Diamond in The Mighty.

 

While on holiday in 2011, at the age of 14, I suddenly lost most of my muscle strength, became inexplicably and disproportionately exhausted by small tasks. I started experiencing pain that would soon become chronic, and began to notice a wide range of difficult and often debilitating symptoms. Over the next five years I experienced becoming housebound, bed bound and then finally finding freedom again. Albeit, part of my freedom now includes a wheelchair. My life has been devastatingly and irrevocably changed by this very serious, but very misunderstood disease. This May is myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) awareness month. I want to raise awareness about my illness and the consequences it has on the lives of those who suffer from it.

 

To read the rest of this story, click on the link below:

 

Link to ME article

Leave a Reply

The York ME Community © 2015
Powered by Live Score & Live Score App