Sarah

Introduction   Early Years   Surgery and Recovery   Back Home   GCSEs   Sarah's Story   18th   NRA   Sarah at Sussex   Home Page

Sarah was born with a non-progressive muscle weakness; Congenital Fibre-Type Disproportion. It was known from early in her life that she might suffer one day from Scoliosis. In the summer of 1999 she was told that surgery would be required. Below are links to stories about her surgery, her experiences and her recovery.

Early years - photos from her first two years

Sarah's Spine - introduction

Surgery and Recovery - the operation and battle to return home

Back Home - the six months that followed

GCSEs - success despite discomfort

Sarah's Story - as told to a magazine a year later

18th - Sarah's 18th birthday celebrations

NRA - Sarah leaves school

Sarah at Sussex - her transition to University and long-sought independence


Introduction   Early Years   Surgery and Recovery   Back Home   GCSEs   Sarah's Story   18th   NRA   Sarah at Sussex   Home Page