Weʼve raised £645 to Help OUCH UK continue their research into cluster headache by climbing Moel Famou on 2nd September 2017
- Liverpool, United Kingdom
- Funded on Friday, 3rd November 2017
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It's been no secret to anyone who knows us this illness has turned our family life upside down. Not just for me, Rich, Lucie & Jen but the whole family.
I was a happy, healthy mum who loved family life. I had gone to university to do my degree in nursing which was a lifelong goal & was loving my time as a student nurse & looking forward to a bright future watching our gorgeous girls grow up
I'd always suffered with headaches on & off which would be severe & would last for days. They where always put down to migraine. However nothing stopped them.
Things took a turn for the worse during my second yr at uni. Eventually we where given the diagnosis of cluster headache & told this is the worst pain known to mankind.
Over the next 2 yrs things continued to get worse. I managed to finish my degree. But behind the scenes I was falling apart doing anything I could just to ease the pain for a while. Resulting in multiple hospital admissions, cardiac arrests due to high dose medication & finally brain surgery to implant a nerve stimulator.
Throughout all this I've had the suppirt of Rich & I can't begin to imagine what him & my close family have gone through watching the fall out of this incurable, untreatable illness. No child should ever have to see their mum bashing her head against a wall or crawling the floor in so much pain they can't function.
Slowly but surely things are improving & after 3 long hard years family life is slowly returning to some kind of normality. In this age of technology no one should have to suffer this amount of pain.
OUCH UK have suppirted us in so many ways it's time to give something back to allow them to continue their research into an illness that's so unknown hardly any Drs have come across it & have no idea how to treat me during hospital stays. They rely on me telling them what I need!
If anyone fancies joining me, Rich & the rest of our family with our hill climbjust let me know
Thanks for reading xxx
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Oct 31, 2017
Proud of you for walking up a big hill but far more proud of all the big mountains you’ve conquered. Well done sis. X
Oct 28, 2017
So proud of how far you have come Liz and not given up even at your lowest points. Well done and long may the happiness continue and pain free day and nights. Kaila xxxx
Aug 13, 2017
Your strength is amazing Liz.. keep going love ❤️
Aug 12, 2017
Best of luck huni xxAmanda 😘Xx
Greyson the dog
Aug 12, 2017
You can do it auntie Liz! Can't wait to see you and give you lots of snuggles. Lots of love xx
Aug 4, 2017
Good Kuck Liz x
Jul 28, 2017
Good luck on your climb Liz, you really are an inspiration how you do it with what you have been through and what you have achieved, proud of you Hun Love Sue xxx
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