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Chronic Fatigue: I Was 'Held Hostage By ME'

Thursday 10 May 2018

 

From BBC News:

 

Lizzie Mitchell
Lizzie Mitchell
 

Chronic fatigue: I was 'held hostage by ME'

By Lizzie Mitchell
Newsbeat
8 May 2018
Copyright © 2018 BBC.

Hi, my name is Lizzie and I'm known in my town as the girl who got ill.

You see, I was given that label when I was diagnosed with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) aged 16.

I'd gone from a bright, bubbly girl to being exhausted and having my personality sucked out of me.

For those of you who don't know (and I'm guessing you don't, I certainly didn't) it's a horrible illness that makes you feel tired in a really extreme, abnormal way.

It's so much more than that too because you get digestive problems, headaches, nausea, muscle pains, spasms and you become sensitive to light and noise.

 

 

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