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I Changed Career In My Fifties... And Was Struck Down By ME

Tuesday 6 June 2017

 

From UK newspaper The Telegraph:

 

Jude Adams
Jude Adams: 'You drive yourself too hard and then
everything comes collapsing down in a heap'
(Photo Credit: Clara Molden for The Telegraph)
 

I changed career in my fifties... and was struck down by ME

By Victoria Lambert
5 June 2017
© Telegraph Media Group Limited 2017

When Jude Adams was diagnosed with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), her illness could not have come at a more frustrating time.

After years of nursing a secret passion for singing, Jude, a former fitness industry professional, had begun to take lessons, performing in public for the first time at her own 50th birthday. But within 12 months, she found herself tethered to the typical myriad frustrating symptoms that accompany ME (also known as chronic fatigue syndrome): principally persistent tiredness, but also muscle aches/flu like symptoms, insomnia and stomach problems.

Yet six years on from the onset of illness, Jude has not only recovered much of her strength and vitality, but also recorded her first album.

“I am 57,” says Jude, “and I’ve done this almost because of my health issues. I may not have made my album if I hadn’t had ME.”

 

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