Diane Shipley

Diane Shipley

Freelance journalist

Writer covering pop culture, health, and tech. Bylines: The Guardian, Washington Post, Glamour, Mental Health Today, and more. dianeshipleyworks@gmail.com

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The sexist reality of being a woman with M.E

When I was 19, I had great friends, a new relationship, and plans to travel across Europe as soon as I could. I was studying English language at Lancaster University, living on a campus so ridiculously bucolic baby bunnies hopped across my path on a regular basis. It felt like life couldn’t get any better.

It didn’t.