Mike’s Story

Mike’s Story

Mike’s Story Brain injury: Traumatic brain injury following an attack Date of brain injury: 2002   What happened? I used to love going out partying. I was a single dad to a two-year-old boy. One night we were having drinks at the pub and my lodger hurt my...
Lynda’s Story

Lynda’s Story

Lynda’s Story Brain injury: Brain haemorrhage Date of brain injury: 2015   What happened? It was my husband’s 50th birthday, I was walking with my friend. Next thing I remember I was in Hull Royal Infirmary. I went for a head scan and the doctors said I had...
Matt’s Story

Matt’s Story

Matt’s Story Brain injury: Tumours Date of brain injury: 2019   What happened? After suffering a major seizure at work in January 2019, I was taken to hospital and later diagnosed with a brain tumour. I had been for a CT scan in 2010 but the tumour was too...
Nina’s Story

Nina’s Story

Nina’s Story Brain Injury: Tumour Date of injury: 2004/2019   What happened? I had been suffering with tingling in my forehead since the age of 18. It was formally diagnosed as neuralgia. At the age of 26, I started having problems with my right eye. In...
Scott’s Story

Scott’s Story

Scott’s Story Brain injury: Arteriovenous malformation Date of brain injury: 2019   What happened? I had a seizure at work, there were no warning signs and I felt totally normal that day.  I got up to go out for dinner and the next minute I woke up in...
Beth’s Story

Beth’s Story

Beth’s Story Brain injury: Traumatic brain injury Date of brain injury: 2015   What happened? In September 2015, I had an accident which left me with a catastrophic brain injury. Doctors said I would not survive. I was in a coma and when I woke up I had...