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GBS

It must be man flu!

In January 2013 I felt a little bit stiff, the result of the man-flu I was very obviously dying from. My ‘stiffness’ was down to Guillain-Barré syndrome although…

Catching up with Hayley

On 26th April 2010 my life as I knew it changed forever. I was about to embark on a trip of a life time to help underprivileged children in Uganda, Africa. Through coaching soccer I could have given the children the chance…

And The Band Played On

Aged 61 and following a life of being in rock bands, a solo performer, success in local and regional politics, running a business and a happy second marriage, this is a fascinating insight into the madness, mayhem…

CIDP

CIDP the birth of my princess

My journey began in April 2013. I was a stay at home mummy with my two beautiful boys, and William my partner. I was healthy at thirty five weeks pregnant, excitedly looking forward to the birth of our daughter who we had already…

My CIDP Adventures

I have been invited to share with other gain4all readers my experience of CIDP over the past two years. I am in practice, as I recently gave an hour-long telephone interview to…

Miller Fisher

Miller Fisher four years on

My story starts on New Year’s Eve 2011/2012. Since before Christmas, I had a persistent head cold and I didn’t seem to be able to shake it. On this particular Saturday (31st), I had been feeling unwell…

Children

Mission Accomplished

My story starts on New Year’s Eve 2011/2012. Since before Christmas, I had a persistent head cold and I didn’t seem to be able to shake it. On this particular Saturday (31st), I had been feeling unwell…

Fundraising Reports

A Little Princess

Jasmine Dawood (Age 6) suffered from GBS in November 2013 when she was 3 years old; it was the most frightening time of her life (and her mum’s). What started as a chest infection quickly developed into GBS and she lost all…

Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

I did the Yorkshire Three Peaks on Saturday 6th October. I began my walk in Horton- On- Ribblesdale at a very dark and dreary 06:00 in the morning. There were plenty of other walkers around at that time; however it…

 

London to Paris bike ride 4-7 September 2015

After nervously setting off from York house at 8:00am it all started out as a nice flat ride but everything chnaged after lunch, we were then riding hill after hill with the steepest gradient..

 

Videos

Simon Connellan – Prudential RideLondon Story

Learn about Simon’s experience and the build up to his RideLondon experience by watching the video he put together for us himself…