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The Picture That Hides Illness That Can Make Young Woman Feel Like She Has Run A Marathon After Two Bottles Of Wine

Tuesday 17 December 2019

 

From UK news outlet ExaminerLive:

 

Catherine Allen
Catherine Allen who suffers from ME.
 

The picture that hides illness that can make young woman feel like she has run a marathon after two bottles of wine

Catherine Allen, 22, was initially told she was just tired like most teenagers until she was diagnosed

By John Siddle & Wayne Ankers
17 December 2019
© 2019 a Reach plc subsidiary.

Smiling for the camera, radiant Catherine Allen looks a picture of health and happiness.

Yet her life has been blighted by a cruel energy-sapping disease that professionals brushed off as just teenage tiredness.

Now Catherine, 22, from Birstall, has spoken out about the devastating and incurable disease ME, which affects 250,000 Brits.

She said: “You can see the difference between how bright I look when I have the energy to put make-up on, and how tired I look when I don’t.

“The truth is that inside I feel constantly exhausted, no matter how much sleep I get.

“Sometimes getting up feels like I’ve run a marathon after drinking two bottles of wine and then been beaten all over.

“ME is seen by some people as just being tired - but it is a tiredness that goes so deep that your bones ache.”

 

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