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The 12th May is International ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. During the month of May bloggers are joining together to help raise awareness and on this blog I’m collating a central list of all their posts.

Their approaches and subjects may vary but the one thing they have in common is wanting to get a message to you.

We have some wonderful posts for you to read …


During May 2010 new blog posts will be added here in chronological order:


This is a copy of the lists on the Participants page

See Archive for Participants 2008-2009


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Facebook users can indicate their attendance of M.E. Awareness week through a scheduled event on the site.

You can sign up to the event here

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The Clwyd ME Support Group in North Wales offer help and information for any sufferer who has ME / CFS or FMS and everyone involved in their care whether they are family, friends or health professionals.

Their annual conference will be held on May 15th with guest speakers Chris Watson (physiotherapist) and Dr Charles Shepherd.


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Clwyd ME Annual Conference
Friday May 15th 2009

Connah’s Quay Civic Centre, off Wepre Drive, Connah’s Quay CH5 4HB
Come and join us and find out the latest about CFS/ME at our afternoon conference

12:00 Buffet lunch
12:45 Opening speech
1:00 Chris Watson – physiotherapist
2:00 Dr Charles Shepherd

Dr Charles Shepherd medical adviser to The ME Association will be speaking to us this afternoon and he will also answer questions and queries on ME/CFS.

He has recently produced a video on how to come to terms with the illness and obtain effective help.

Entrance including buffet is £5. Payment can be made at the door

Tea and coffee are available throughout the afternoon.

Clwyd ME Support Group covers the counties of Flintshire, Denbighshire, Wrexham and Conwy and they are members of WAMES (Welsh Association ME and CFS Support). They hold monthly meetings and produce regular newsletters throughout the year.

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