i am 42 and was diagnosed with Viral Meningitis in jan 2012, i spent 6 days in hospital, given anti virals, morphine and antiemetics. when the doctor came to discharge me from hospital he advised that what i'd had was like a bad flu and i'd be ok in a couple of weeks. my own doctor has been less dismissive and said to give it three months. four months later i am still overwhelmingly tired, some days it feels like my bones are soft and i'm wading through treacle. i get horrible dizzy spells and have a near constant head and neck ache. i'm a mum of 2 teenagers, have a smallholding to run and am a student nurse. i want so desperately to feel better i'm getting really down with the constant struggle,on days like today i just cant stop crying, it is good to know i'm not alone but scary that the effects of this may last so long,
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