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It's ME Awareness Week: Here's What Living With ME Is Actually Like

Kayleigh Bell | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kayleigh Bell

In true British fashion usually 'I don't like to make a fuss'. Nothing kills a conversation quicker than when you respond to 'how are you' with 'physically and emotionally drained due to my chronic illness'.

I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends

Penelope Friday | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Penelope Friday

My friends had known about my struggle to have independence and had sympathised when I was turned down for Disability Living Allowance (wrongly turned down: I've since, thank goodness, been accepted). But they went further than just supporting me on the internet. They did something about it.

Misrepresenting Scientific Data Exacerbates Public Misunderstanding, say ME Sufferers.

Mark Brewer | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK
Mark Brewer

By examining too little - i.e. the narrow scope of one set of data - a bias is ushered in through the backdoor.

Knowing M.E, Knowing You

Stephen Tudor | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Tudor

Imagine being told with utter conviction from a stranger that what you had - whether it's an illness, the ability to recite the seven times table, or an actual living entity like a cat in your arms - wasn't actually real, and all because they once read an uninformed piece about it in a tabloid paper.

Instinct, Illness and Finding Your Way

Roberta Verdant | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Roberta Verdant

Somewhere between childhood and my teenage years, I realised something: I wasn't straight. Eventual marriage to a man began to look less likely. Later I'd realise that my queerness was fine, great, even, but it'd take a while.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: No Virus Link Study Shows

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Viruses have nothing to do with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), despite earlier evidence of a link, a study has shown. The new findings deepen the ...

Rod Liddle and ME

Jason Reed | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK
Jason Reed

M.E/Fibro sufferers tend to be dedicated individuals who have pushed themselves to the limits of human endurance. Athletes, academics, and life's overachievers. And yet, we're labelled as lazy. So, the point is, with tongue firmly in cheek - if you haven't got M.E/Firbo, then you've simply not tried hard enough.