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Local Focus: The Heart-Breaking Experiences Of Mothers With ME

Sunday 9 February 2020


From New Zealand newspaper The NZ Herald:


Holly Rinii
Holly Rinii: "My little boy he just... It was really hard."

Local Focus: The heart-breaking experiences of mothers with ME

By Nathan Morton
Video Journalist, Rotorua, NZH Local Focus
8 February 2020
© Copyright 2020 NZME. Publishing Limited.

Holly Rinii lives in Kawerau with her partner and two children. The 35-year-old former operations manager is not able to work, due to a long term battle with chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as ME.

The condition is crippling, leaving her unable to perform the simplest of daily tasks. It's a far cry from what her life used to be like.

"Seventh form I had a huge workload. I was sports prefect, playing for five hockey teams, was captain of the first XI hockey team and played for number of other clubs," Rinii said.

"But I found myself falling in class a lot."

It wasn't long before Holly's health took a dramatic turn for the worse. She was formally diagnosed with ME.


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