Share your experiences of severe ME!

For this severe ME day, an initiative run by the 25% ME group and held on August 8th in honour of Sophia Mirzas birthday, lets do it for ME wants your stories of severe ME/CFS. They’ll be included in a blog post on the LDIFME blog to raise awareness.

Send in your stories, preferably along with a photo of yourself, to rosaamor1@icloud.com putting Severe ME day as the subject. 

If your not sure what to write, consider these questions 

  • When were you first diagnosed with ME?
  • What are your symptoms?
  • How does your ME affect your everyday life?
  • What, if any, medical services/treatments have you found helpful or unhelpful and why?
  • What are your dreams/aspirations for the future?

Thank you for sharing 

June FUNdraising tip

Discover how to raise funds for free simply by browsing and shopping online this June! This can be done via easyfundraising, give as you live and amazon 

With Easyfundraising you shop through their website’s links, but still directly with the retailers as usual, at no extra cost to yourself. Make sure to download the “find and remind” toolbar to alert you when there’s a donation option from a retailer. There’s also an easyfundraising app for iPhone and iPad www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/investinme

Sign up to our Give as you live fundraising group. By downloading the toolbar you can automatically raise funds for free whilst shopping as it runs in the background. There is also a Give As You Live App for Tablet or Mobile phone www.everyclick.com/letsdoitforme/

There’s a separate referral link for Amazon as transactions from the other schemes weren’t always registering. Just add it to your favourites! www.amazon.co.uk/?_encoding=UTF8&camp=1634&creative=6738&linkCode=ur2&tag=ininme-21

ldifme.org/raise-funds-for-free

Finally remember our “one day, one pound” scheme for the first day of each month. Every penny counts! www.justgiving.com/fundraising/onedayonepound