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I have ME and arthritis and getting worse

babs1650babs1650 Posts: 1Member Listener
edited January 2018 in Invisible impairments
I have ME  and arthritis  I feel things getting worse and live alone so getting jobs done is getting very difficult. 

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  • JennysDadJennysDad Posts: 2,308Member Pioneering
    Hello @babs1650 and welcome to the community. Don't be too surprised if you find this post twice since, for some reason, the system seems currently to be duplicating all my posts :/
    Don't hesitate to ask any questions or to tell us how you think we might be able to help you.
    Warmest best wishes,
    Richard
  • Sam_ScopeSam_Scope Posts: 7,348Administrator Scope community team
    Hi @babs1650
    Welcome to the community, I am sorry to hear you are struggling.

    Are you getting any support? Perhaps from an Occupational Therapist? 
    Scope
    Senior online community officer
  • deb74deb74 Posts: 262Member Pioneering
    hi babs1650. i have only just found your post. i also have ME and arthritis amongst other things. thankfully my ME has eased a bit in the last couple of years but at first it used to rule my life. there are so many symptoms. 
  • Hooley101Hooley101 Posts: 15Member Connected
    Hi Babs1650 I have ME/ CFS for 20+ years plus other health conditions.   I went from going to the gym 4 times a week to not being able to walk to the end of the road.  I live with my husband so getting things done is easier for me.  People still have little or no understanding of ME/CFS which makes it very hard for sufferers.  Someone only last week said to me "you don't look like anything is wrong with you" What to do?
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