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What NOT to say to someone with ME/CFS - from the BBC

sarah darwins

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Mary

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I especially liked the comments made by the young people who had CFS/ME - this in particular hit me:
People see it as, 'Oh at least you're still doing things,' but to us, our lives have stopped and theirs have carried on.

I can't imagine being that young and that sick. Full-blown CFS/ME didn't hit me until age 47 (after a slow steady decline of some 12 years)
 

taniaaust1

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good article .. and its great to see an article focused on the younger ones with this, those who should be in their prime. Helps with the misconception still out there that one has to be older to get this.