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    365 days with ME …

    As part of ME awareness 2021 I am going to do a short point / sentence / paragraph every single day for a year to describe how I am experiencing ME … I will change the post date every so often (maybe weekly) so that it will always be at the top of the ‘awareness’ category. On my really sick…

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    managing pain in ME …

    Of late, especially over the last five years or so, pain has become and is very much a biggie for me … it is in fact my worse ME symptom, consisting of face, eye, head, upper back, arm, wrist, hand, leg, foot, ankle, and widespread nerve pain. Actually, correction, when I think about it I have always had pain as…

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    trapped in bed by my HR …

    Yes, I know … heart rate, anaerobic threshold, etc etc etc … again! I realise that if you are a regular fragmented.ME blog reader, you may have noticed that I have previously written about anaerobic threshold (AT) and using my FitBit as a heart rate (HR) monitor, and that I allude to these in many of my other blog posts…

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    ME an invisible illness …

    I get really frustrated when people describe ME an an invisible illness. To me, calling ME invisible is potentially an offensive term to use. This is an illness that has had such profound effects on my life. I know it also affects millions of sufferers worldwide as well as those close to us too. I’ve no idea who actually coined…

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    ME awareness day 2021 …

    The following article, #rememberME, is in support of ME awareness day (12.05.2021) and is taken from the ME Association website as it was originally written by, Emma Jeffries of the ME Association …  fragmented.ME xXx Blog article to follow is Copyright © Emma Jefferies, Social Media Manager, ME Association (April 2021). Updated April 2021. From https://meassociation.org.uk  ME Awareness Day: Let’s…