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The Reality Behind Her Posts Loughborough Instagrammer With 'Invisible Illness' Wants People To See

Monday 22 April 2019


From UK news outlet LeicesterLive:


Lauren Ashmole
Lauren Ashmole, 22, from Loughborough suffers from
fibromyalgia and ME and hopes her honest captions on
Instagram show the reality of an invisible illness.
(Image: Lauren Ashmole)

The reality behind her posts Loughborough Instagrammer with 'invisible illness' wants people to see

She wants people to 'understand that Instagram doesn't really show you real life'

By Katrina Chilver
21 April 2019
© 2019 Local World

Regularly waking up in so much pain you can barely leave bed is a nightmare for anyone.

For Lauren Ashmole it is a reality, and one that leaves her struggling to live life as a normal 22-year-old would.

But from just looking at the bright, colourful, happy photos she posts to her 59,200 followers on her Instagram page, you would probably never guess anything was wrong.

Suffering from fibromyalgia, which causes pain all over the body and Myalgic Encephalomyelits (ME), also known as chronic fatigue syndrome, Lauren's symptoms are very real, but not usually visible from the outside.

Using her Instagram account, where she posts pictures of herself, her outfits, cakes she has baked and snacks she has prepared, Lauren hopes to show the truth behind Instagram.


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