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[ Story 1 - Jeff Pittman, 18 ]
[ Story 2 - Ronald ]
[ Story 3 - Lisa G. ]
[ Story 4 - Kathy M. ]
[ Story 5 - Jacob, 7 ]
[ Story 6 - Miranda ]
[ Story 7 - Mason ]
[ Story 8 - Kim D. ]
[ Story 9 - Tiffany ]
[ Story 10 - Samantha B. ]
[ Story 11 - Elizabeth ]
[ Story 12 - Erin H. ]
[ Story 13 - Sandy J. ]
[ Story 14 - Danielle ]
[ Story 15 - Micheal ]
[ Story 16 - Janice ]
[ Story 17 - Kari ]
[ Story 18 - Audrey ]
[ Story 19 - Vinny ]
[ Story 20 - Angie & Cody ]
[ Story 21 - Dave, 39 ]
[ Story 22 - David, 53 ]
[ Story 23 - Jason W, 18 ]
[ Story 24 - Kayla S, 23 ]
[ Story 25 - Melissa C., 35 ]
[ Story 26 - Matt K, 21 ]
[ Story 27 - Patricia N ]
[ Story 28 - Alan B, 19 ]
[ Story 29 - Jonathan, 20 ]
[ Story 30 - Joel M, 38 ]
[ Story 31 - Jacki C, 21 ]
[ Story 32 - Elizabeth Oliver, 61 ]
[ Story 33 - Ryan T, 24 ]
[ Story 34 - Carolyn S, 55 ]
[ Story 35 - Lisa A, 26 ]
[ Story 36 - Steve M, 33 ]
[ Story 37 - Melissa M, 40 ]
[ Story 38 - Adam V, 20 ]
[ Story 39 - Michele C, 28 ]
[ Story 40 - Kevin Davidson, 55 ]
[ Story 41 - Kelsea F., 14 ]
[ Story 42 - Michele M, 62 ]
[ Story 43 - Cherie H, 30 ]
[ Story 44 - Cheryl York ]
[ Story 45 - Leslie B ]
[ Story 46 - Elisha D, 16 ]
[ Story 47 - Ashley M, 22 ]
[ Story 48 - Ryan L, 17 ]
[ Story 49 - Robert H, 50 ]
[ Story 50 - Jame M, 28 ]
[ Story 51 - Sally B ]
[ Story 52 - Mike Coleman, 18 ]
[ Story 53 - Luz R, 44 ]
[ Story 54 - Mela C, 46 ]
[ Story 55 - Tyler S, 19 ]
[ Story 56 - Matt Marsteller, 46 ]
[ Story 57 - Emma-Louise M, 13 ]
[ Story 58 - Steffanie E., 49 ]
[ Story 59 - Umi H, 20 ]
[ Story 60 - Pam M, 44 ]
[ Story 61 - Lorna P, 41 ]
[ Story 62 - Kerri M, 31 ]
[ Story 63 - Bev I, 35 ]
[ Story 64 - Angela H, 17 ]
[ Story 65 - Curtis H, 32 ]
[ Story 66 - Georiga K-H, 17 ]
[ Story 67 - Kara, 21 ]
[ Story 68 - Hanes B, 8 ]
[ Story 69 - Nikki C, 15 ]
[ Story 70 - Amanda O, 21 ]
[ Story 71 - Leah S, 23 ]
[ Story 72 - Carol F, 43 ]
[ Story 73 - Kira H, 16 ]
[ Story 74 - Deborah G, 54 ]
[ Story 75 - Ollie F, 54 ]
[ Story 76 - Erik N, 23 ]
[ Story 77 - Rus W, 43 ]
[ Story 78 - Arlene U, 30 ]
[ Story 79 - Michelle P ]
[ Story 80 - Judy K ]
[ Story 81 - Melaine B, 20 ]
[ Story 82 - Tim S, 26 ]
[ Story 83 - Steven M, 28 ]
[ Story 84 - Paul R, 24 ]
[ Story 85 - Jonathan V, 15 ]
[ Story 86 - Allison S, 21 ]
[ Story 87 - Mark S, 49 ]
[ Story 88 - Rita B, 59 ]
[ Story 89 - Chris K, 27 ]
[ Story 90 - Gary L, 58 ]
[ Story 91 - Brendon W, 15 ]
[ Story 92 - Rich J ]
[ Story 93 - Kalli B, 15 ]
[ Story 94 - Eliza B, 26 ]
[ Story 95 - J.C. Main, 23 ]
[ Story 96 - Kristine P ]
[ Story 97 - Catalin F, 30 ]
[ Story 98 - Nell Canton ]

Lisa A, 26

well he gos my story on cholestratoma i was 10 when my little sister was born in 1990 my mum was so happy she had given me a baby sister s i have too many brothers,10 days after birth my mums friend had noticed my mums face had dropped and her right eye would not close she obviously panicked thinking maybe it was a stroke at the young age of 33.she went straight to doctors very scared they told it was bells palsy and did not send her to hospital he said it was commen and would clear its self after about 5 months bearing in mind that she had complained continously about her ear and no one took any notice of her.5 months past and it was not back to normal my mum was so worried and the doctors did nothing but say my mum was an hypocondriact she knew something wasnt right so she went to casualty after a year had past as this was stil not corrected they also said it was bells palsy and told her to go home anyways my mum had made her own appointment for ent department and after a long wait due to no referal.the doctor could not believe what my mum had told him about her gp it had took 2 years from the palaysd side of her face to get the correct diagnosis by this time it was permanent and stay like this for the rest of her life and she had a cat scan and found out it was travelling to her brain it was going to kill her but thankfully thanks to the right doctor she was savedshe had sued the doctor and casualty it took 10 years 10 years to get any kind of result by this time the gp had died she was awarded 22,000 compensation which is nothing compared to what she had been through and being a women her face is the most inportant part of her body and she depressed for a very long time,now my story i was 15 when i started having the syptoms my mum had weeping ear earache dizzyness but this time the doctors could not ignore or mis diagnose me because of the problems my mum had suffered i was quickly in theatre,by the time i was 19 it had resufaced again while i was pregnant with my daughter and again had surgery shortly after her birth and told it would not come back agin because they was going to remove the bone in my left ear which would leave me deaf in that ear but later i found out that he hadnt taken it all out.and guess what i have the damn thing back again but this time its differnt it feels worse im just waiting for my urgent referal to come back as im terrified that what had happened to my mum will happen to me or worse. im having nightmares i just wish the doctor had taken the whole bone away id rather be deaf in one ear than keep suffering this nasty disease what i have seen the damage it caused my mum i hope this is of some help to you thanks for taking the time to read this....lisa