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I am epileptic, amongst other things, and my health is far from brilliant. But that does not define me. I am Ruth. I am a fighter. I am a warrior.

I was diagnosed with epilepsy at aged...


My epilepsy history in 200 words will be challenging! I could write 200 words on my first seizure!
I had my first seizure at the age of 13. To this day we have no idea why! My seizures have...

Recovering from the brain surgery 12yrs ago and becoming a social worker as a result


Not letting epilepsy get in my way Although I have epilepsy, I have tried to never let it stop me from following my dreams. One of my main achievements was having a great time at university, both...

University in Germany and Wales

My big achievement happened this year, when I completed a Bsc (hons) Health and Social Care, with The Open University. The degree itself took six years to complete and a lot of hard work. Whilst...

Degree triumph