May added: “I felt it took over my personality. I woke up feeling that somehow the pain WAS me, and I was struggling to get back in my body.
“And I did give in and take the heavy-duty painkillers, and in the end I was in a nightmare world. The only thing to do was kick it all and come out.
“But I could only do that because I got some great physio help and some osteopathy.
“I’ll tell you the whole story sometime, but for now ... happy weekend - I hope everyone of you can find a spot to enjoy the life-giving sunshine. Bri.”