I'm absolutely delighted to feature Clair today. I hope by reading her story you will leave feeling far more informed about Epilepsy than you were. She is a great role model for all to see and I hope you enjoy her story.
|Me pushing Nikki|
I think it meant I accepted people no matter what their background and has stayed with me throughout my life so far.
Did you develop epilepsy in childhood?
|Me with my sister Nikki|
It didn't seem real. I know some people will say, he's just a pet, but to me he was more than that; he was a friend, he'd always been there for me, horses never judge. He was there through the good times and the bad, when I was being bullied, when I was diagnosed with Epilepsy I'd sobbed into his mane. He was a big part of all the best times of my life too, I remember revising for my exams on our Saturday rides with a friend, we'd write everything onto flash cards and take them with us!!! Whenever something great happened in my life I'd go for a ride all happy and it would give me time to take it all in.
Mac changed my life and there will never be another horse like him.
|Mum and Grandad|
What kind of pregnancy did you have?
How are you enjoying motherhood?
I'm not quite sure how I'm going to go about the whole thing, luckily I'm not doing it until January so I've got a while to figure it out ! Scary stuff!
There's so much to talk about, especially the myths surrounding epilepsy and also the