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UK Woman Speaks Of Dealing With ME After GP Tells Her 'It's Not As If You Are Disabled Or Anything'

Wednesday 13 June 2018

 

From UK news service SomersetLive:

 

Nicky Morley
Nicky Morley used to go travelling, hiking and
scuba diving, ride horses and go camping
before her life changing diagnosis.
(Image: Action for M.E.)
 

Bridgwater woman speaks of dealing with M.E. after GP tells her 'It’s not as if you are disabled or anything'

Nicky's life was severely affected following a life changing road accident in January 2012

By Michael Taylor
11 May 2018
Copyright © 2018

“It’s not as if you are disabled or anything” - this is what a GP reportedly told a Bridgwater woman shortly after she was diagnosed with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.) and Fibromyalgia.

Nicky Morley, from Othery, Bridgwater, is keen to tell the world about her life changing condition following a road accident in January 2012.

The 48-year-old said: “I had full-body nerve, joint and muscle pain, and could not stop sleeping.

“I went back to A&E a few days later and they said it was just shock.

“I spent the next 12 months seeing various GPs, neurologists and rheumatologists, and was eventually diagnosed with both M.E. and Fibromyalgia.”

 

 

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