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When Matt Thought He Was Going Crazy

Sunday 19 August 2018

 

From New Zealand news outlet SunLive:

 

Matt Appleton
Matt Appleton is back from the brink.
(Photo: Bruce Barnard.)
 

When Matt thought he was going crazy

Saturday 18 Aug, 2018
©2018 Sun Media Ltd.

“It’s great to be able to help people, especially my lifesavers, who helped me out of the darkest place I have ever been in.”

Matt Appleton’s giving back – a 40-year-old living with ME, or chronic fatigue syndrome, who’s now a volunteer field officer working with young members of CCIS, or Complex Chronic Illness Support, the group improving the quality of life for people suffering complex chronic illnesses.

“I am back in quite good head space,” says Matt. “And it’s nice going into CCIS, somewhere you feel like a regular human being again.” Because for the best part of 20 years he hasn’t felt normal. “I thought I was losing my sanity, going crazy.”

Matt was racked with chronic fatigue syndrome, debilitated by unrelenting tiredness and pain, and no-one was able to tell him what was wrong. “So frustrating,” says Matt.

He’s bravely sharing his ordeal with CFS to promote the CCIS’s biennial seminar at the Otumoetai Baptist Church auditorium on Otumoetai Road at 11am on Saturday, August 25.

 

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