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"My Body Shut Down" - Woman Reveals Her Heartbreaking Battle With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Monday 4 December 2017

 

From UK newspaper the Mirror:

 

Linda Jones
Linda Jones
 

"My body shut down" - Woman reveals her heartbreaking battle with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Linda Jones, 49, lost her home, career and marriage to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and she had to fight to get her health back

By Ruth Addicott
3 December 2017
© 2017 MGN Limited

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As the driver in the car behind blasted his horn, I woke up with a jump and realised, to my horror, that I was at traffic lights and had fallen asleep at the wheel.

I’d always lived life to the full. I had a happy marriage, a beautiful home, two young children and a great social life. I was a fitness fanatic and always found time to go for a run in the morning or late at night. I never stopped.

Then in 1997, when I was 29 and my son, Edward, was a year old, we went on holiday to Florida and I had an excruciating headache and nausea on the flight. When we landed I was so delirious and the pain was so severe I could barely stand.

By the time we got to our hotel, my husband had to call the paramedics. They took me to hospital and I was given a high dosage of injections to help with the pain and sickness. It took a week for the pain and nausea to subside and the second week I just felt drugged, so we lost the whole of our two-week family holiday.

 

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