motor neurone disease
After Losing My Daughter And Husband Within Two Years, I Vowed To Honour Their Lives By Helping Others
Chloe and Simon taught me how joyous, wonderful and short life is - when I look back on mine, I want to be able to say I did my best and I made a difference
Coinneach, who is from the Outer Hebrides, took part in a project that develops new voices for speech aids.
As I watched Eddie Redmayne tripping over his own legs, I became convinced that I too had Motor Neurone Disease. I was given my diagnosis three months later
'People may wait months to find out what is wrong with them.'
This is not about the beginning of euthanasia for disabled people. This is not the start of a slippery slope. This is not about coercing disabled people to die. It is about enabling people to have a choice. We can refuse further treatment for an illness, we can refuse to take medication.
Jaspal lived with the disease for 10 years. I was one of her carers for this time and through my experience supporting Jaspal, I have compiled a list of 10 things you should do when a loved ones tells you they have been diagnosed with MND.
Family and foundation say the former rugby star is still battling on.
'He united people to achieve amazing things.'