Society Logo
ME/CFS Australia Ltd
Please click here to donate ME/CFS South Australia Inc
 
 
Facebook
 
ME/CFS SOUTH AUSTRALIA INC

Registered Charity 3104

Email:
sacfs@sacfs.asn.au

Mailing address:

PO Box 322,
Modbury North,
South Australia 5092

Phone:
1300 128 339

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday,
10am - 4pm
(phone)

ME/CFS South Australia Inc supports the needs of sufferers of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and related illnesses. We do this by providing services and information to members.

Disclaimer

ME/CFS South Australia Inc aims to keep members informed of various research projects, diets, medications, therapies, news items, etc. All communication, both verbal and written, is merely to disseminate information and not to make recommendations or directives.

Unless otherwise stated, the views expressed on this Web site are not necessarily the official views of the Society or its Committee and are not simply an endorsement of products or services.

Become a Member
DOCX Application Form (Word, 198 KB)
Why become a member?

Ex-RAF Squadron Leader Competes In Invictus Games Trials

Friday 26 July 2019

 

From UK newspaper the Express & Star:

 

Antony Morris
Antony Morris
 

Ex-RAF squadron leader competes in Invictus Games trials

A former RAF Squadron Leader is fighting back from illness by competing in this year's trials for the Invictus Games.

By Annabal Bagdi | Stone | News
25 July 2019
© 2019 MNA. All rights reserved.

Antony Morris was medically discharged from the air force in January due to health issues.

But the father-of-two is determined to prove he can “still win” and has vowed not to let chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) hold him back.

Mr Morris, from Stone, said: “The Invictus Games will enable me to get back into an environment of banter, hugs, tears and support from others who know exactly how I feel. I already feel motivated and my mood has lifted so I hope it continues.

“I also want to prove to myself and my family that I can still ‘win’ – not medals, but just the achievement of participating and making them proud of me again.

“I refuse to be defined by my illness.”

Mr Morris was medically discharged from the RAF six years after he suffered a multiple fracture of his humerus - the long bone in the upper arm - on a military riot control training exercise.

He was treated immediately and underwent intensive rehabilitation but then suffered a frozen shoulder and developed CFS.

 

Full article…

 


 

blog comments powered by Disqus
Previous Previous Page