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I was diagnosed with meningo encephalitis at the age of six weeks, and suffered a stroke on my left hand side.

I was prescribed Phenobarbitone for convulsions til I was eight years old. At the age of thirteen I started my lifelong relationship with grand mal seizures.

My schooling suffered all the way through my teens and ended any plans to become a TV make up artist.

I was never able to get any help or benefits as it was concluded that my disabilities were not severe enough.

I have always had to take menial jobs as I have been advised that because I unable to drive and my left arm isn't 100%.

This has left me with a sense of great loss and unfulfilled opportunities.

I have never had children as the meds I'm on would damage or kill the foetus.

I'm just living my life the best way I can with many restrictions.

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