My Mad Mother

Last month marked a six year mile stone for my mother. On Easter weekend 2012 my mum's life was turned upside down. She was diagnosed with a spinal tumor and told that she probably would never walk again. While, she is parlaysed from her armpits down this has not stopped her. Yes - it has... Continue Reading →

Crisis at Christmas

'I have traveled all the way from the South of France to see you Sarah,' the middle aged man chirped reading my name badge. 'I am flattered sir - it must have been a bit warmer there,' I replied as I looked up from the sheet of names, numbers, and check in times. 'It was indeed,'... Continue Reading →

Christmas Reflection

As Christmas celebrations commence and 2016 nears its end I want to take a moment to reflect. This year my eyes have been opened to global hardships as well as heartwarming miracles. Spending the beginning of 2016 in poverty-ridden Central American countries, I now realise that most of us in England are blessed. On the one hand, I... Continue Reading →

Back Up Trust

'Over 2.5 million people worldwide live with paralysis caused by spinal cord injury' according to Spinal Research. This could be from falling down the stairs, getting injured while playing sports or indeed it may be medical (tumors, spinal bleeds etc.) So what happens when a spinal injury occurs? Each case is very different. However, similar questions, emotions and... Continue Reading →

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