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I Would Wake Up More Tired Than When I Went To Bed

Saturday 17 September 2016

 

From UK newspaper the Swindon Advertiser:

 

Les Gubbins
Les Gubbins has ME (chronic fatigue)
(Photo: Dave Cox)
 

I would wake up more tired than when I went to bed

By Marion Sauvebois
6 September, 2016
©Copyright 2001-2015

One day, a fit and active Les Gubbins was struck down by a crippling tiredness. Here, he tells MARION SAUVEBOIS how he has had to adjust to life with chronic fatigue syndrome

“SOME days getting up from the sofa and walking to the table was just about as much as I could manage. Then the effort of eating was too much; I was so exhausted,” Les Gubbins shakes his head motioning to the dining room over his shoulder - no more than five steps from the couch. The memory of his absurd shuffle and laborious struggle to lift a fork to his mouth still rankles nearly ten years on.

 

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