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My epilepsy is something I’ve always tried to avoid talking about but recently I am embracing being more open about it. I had my first seizure at 14 when repairing my bike, it was a harrowing...

For many years I have experienced bouts of depression. I always described it as trying to climb out of a black hole without a ladder!
I feel that on a personal level one of my greatest...


becoming a fitness instructor despite having had a brain tumour, stroke and epilepsy which all mean I have a very poor short term memory and balance. I started the course just 7 months after the...