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BBC Radio2 - interview Martine McCutcheon mentions ME

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by slysaint, Jun 3, 2017.

  1. slysaint

    slysaint Senior Member

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08s6pc4
    Only caught a bit of this this morning; but she does talk a little about falling ill, burn-out, getting ME, and interestingly saying her life/ health changed for the better after she had a baby............

    starts around 2.10
     
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  2. Wolfiness

    Wolfiness Activity Level 0

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    Burnout isn't ME, though…
     
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  3. Snowdrop

    Snowdrop Rebel without a biscuit

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    That was restrained. :D
     
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  4. BurnA

    BurnA Senior Member

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    Is getting ME - ME?
     
  5. SamanthaJ

    SamanthaJ Senior Member

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    Haven't listened to this yet, but she does seem to have been ill for a long time, I think about 15 years? I remember a nurse at a clinic I attended then mentioning reading about her.
     
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  6. slysaint

    slysaint Senior Member

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    her words, not mine;)
    At least she didn't mention the Lightning Process.
     
  7. BurnA

    BurnA Senior Member

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    Yeah. But I am confused I mean she said she got ME, are people disputing that? Do we have any reason to?
     
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    No, I wish media wdnt mention burnout in same breath tho.
    Cf "Ruth, 56, also shared her own experience of having to take time off from work when she was diagnosed with severe glandular fever.

    "I had ME, but not in the same way as you, mine was glandular fever." "

    https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/martine-mccutcheon-ruth-langsford-open-8990700.amp
     
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    slysaint Senior Member

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  11. TiredSam

    TiredSam The wise nematode hibernates

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    That'll do for me - Daily Mail still ignoring the SMC.
     
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    And here I thought the Lightning Process had cured her.
     
  13. AndyPR

    AndyPR Cookies for Tired Sam

    Sadly the MEA have given support to Colin Barton who, judging by his comments on Facebook, is a fully paid up member of the BPS cult.
    http://www.meassociation.org.uk/201...-from-sussex-kent-m-e-society-25-august-2017/
     
  14. Countrygirl

    Countrygirl ME is not MUS

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    @AndyPR

    Great minds Andy! You and I have posted this at the same time. I have just started a new thread on it.
     
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    slysaint Senior Member

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    He is also 'supported' by Action for ME
    see this thread: http://forums.phoenixrising.me/inde...support-david-tuller.51439/page-4#post-857305
    "Although NICE guidelines and the PACE trial remain contentious amongst some patient groups there is absolutely no doubt in my mind that the current approaches of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and Graded Exercise Therapy have helped and continue to help a large number of people to recover from the condition."

    "Colin Barton is the Chairman of Sussex and Kent ME/CFS Society:
    http://measussex.org.uk/about-us/
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    The organisation has seven honorary patrons. These are Sir Andrew Bowden MBE, Prof Anthony J Pinching, Simon Kirby MP, Dr Keith Hine, Mr Russell Grant, Caroline Lucas MP and Miss Jenny Seagrove.

    Group officers have working relations and easy access to the charity’s advisors Dr Alan Stewart, Prof Esther Crawley, Dr Alastair Miller, Dr Gabrielle Murphy, Dr Neil Harrison and Prof Leslie Findley."
     
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    How many local support & campaign groups need six medical advisors?

    Colin is on the CMRC PAG I think and the group are involved in some of the MRC funded projects as well as MEGA maybe? It seems a very establishment suppprting organisation along with the support/social side which might be fine. I'm surprised MEA felt need to congratulate them so warmly along with Crawley, white Murphy and willows
     
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    She did an interview yesterday on BBC One http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05ddk9n
    Nihal meets....Martine McCutcheon

    have not been able to listen to it yet (7 mins)

    eta: have listened to it. Absolutely no mention of being ill at any time. Talked about intrusion of the press; asking god for 'a sign' (or should that be a sing?), and turning down Strictly come dancing because she didn't really want to be judged and given a 2.
     
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  19. Demepivo

    Demepivo Dolores Abernathy

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    Mary-Jane Willows still has a paragraph or 2 in anything that AfME put out in their muddled press releases (and still on the bloated payroll)
     
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