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GBS

A plan postponed

In November 2011 I gave birth to a beautiful boy. It was a C-section delivery but as a fit 31 year-old woman I recovered quickly and had a very…

Don’t slurp, Grandad!

The hospital ward was in semi-darkness, only the blueish hue of the night lights enabled me to make out the shapes of the other beds and medical paraphernalia …

A Father’s Day that’s hard to forget

It all started Saturday 16 June 2018. I awoke with a slight weakness in my left hand. I did not think too much about it as for about 10 days or so previous I’d had a stinker of a cold and assumed the weakness was related…

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…