Joan says what living with ME is really like

More now on what it’s like to live with ME, or chronic fatigue syndrome, as it’s also known.

On Mandate At One yesterday, we heard from Joan, an Island resident who has lived with the condition for the last 13 years or so.

She explained the difficulties she had experienced with being correctly diagnosed.

Today, we’ll hear about what it was like once she was told she had ME.

Joan told Ed Oldham that as there is currently no cure, it very much a case of trying to manage the condition: