Tyrone Mings fought secretly with Covid and lost his sense of taste and smell for eight months
Tyrone Mings revealed that he was battling the new coronavirus at the beginning of the pandemic-losing his sense of taste and smell for eight months.
The Three Lion Kings Ace Specially Accepted The Sun Today Talking about his experience with the virus and expressing his respect for the NHS and the key staff that keep the country stable.
Tyrone, 28, said he believes he was infected with the new crown virus before the lockdown.
He said: “I’m very sick. It’s terrible. I have All symptomsFrom that day on, I lost my sense of smell and taste for eight months.
“It’s heartbreaking-I browsed through all the different food groups, trying to figure out how to restore my taste.
“I remember my smell is very weak, I can spray perfume, I can smell a faint smell.
“As far as my taste is concerned, it’s like my brain is telling me the taste of something.
too terrifying. I have all the symptoms. From that day on, I lost my sense of smell and taste for eight months.
“It’s like I still don’t eat food that I don’t like, even if I can’t taste anything. It doesn’t make any sense.
“I remember one time I finally went to curry, I got the weakest test, and I thought,’Let’s start. It’s back!”
In an interview with The Sun, the Aston Villa defender also spoke frankly about his mental health issues during the European Cup.
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He collaborated with a psychologist who helped him deal with the challenges he faced.
Tyrone said: “Before the Croatia game, I did go through a difficult period.
“I think my influence on the outside world is stronger now, but my mental health has indeed plummeted.
“I am not ashamed to admit this, because there are many unknowns about my participation in that game, and I may be the only name on the team’s roster that people think is’not sure about him’. This is something I have to overcome.
“When 90-95% of people in your country are suspicious of you, it’s hard not to affect your own thinking.
“So I did a lot of work with my psychologist. I got a lot of coping mechanisms, whether it’s breathing, meditation, or just learning how to get into the moment.
“Stop letting your subconscious take over. It’s hard. Before the first game, I really didn’t sleep well.”
But although he does face a dark moment, Tyrone said that under the leadership of 50-year-old manager Gareth Southgate, all players have had a very positive experience in the game.
Highlights include 30-year-old Ed Sheeran, whose performance surprised the players.
Tyrone explained: “Declan Rice joined his duet and they sang Wonderwall…it really was one of the best nights in my life”.