Growing up is hard at the best of times for most children, but for Aidy Smith, life presented an even bigger challenge. Aidy has Tourette’s Syndrome, a condition that causes him to make involuntary movements and sounds known as tics. This presented Aidy with a difficult childhood as he searched for ways to overcome his condition. Now a successful TV presenter and producer, Aidy wants to raise more awareness of Tourette’s Syndrome and assure other sufferers that they can achieve whatever they want to in life.
Last year I spent a lovely couple of weeks in France with friends. Thankfully friends who understand that I shout at them and their children. My current shout-ism is "c**k", which we've managed to pretend is "cake", "cot" and "cod" amongst many others.
So the purpose of this blog is to see the funny side of life. Life may be very difficult right now but I still have my sense of humour. I can only compare my life at the moment to one of a slug. I spend most of my time horizontal and moving slowly from room to room. The difference is I have arms so while I may feel as useless as a slug right now I still have the ability to type.
'Confidence is about being comfortable in your own skin.'
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