Sally Medcalf

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I have had symptoms since 15 but was diagnosed at 26. My name is Sally Medcalf Im a 36 yr old mum with 5 children. I worked on Ambulances until my condition meant I could no longer undertake the physical side of it. It was horrible loosing my dream. I have lost so much mobility that I risked my life to bring my last two children into the world and it was worth it. I just wish I could play and hold them like other parents do. The dx of Ankylosing Spondylitis wasnt that much of a surprise as my mother has it also. I have reduced lung capacity and have learnt to adapt and fight back. I was in a wheelchair but fought back so hard that now I have spent the last 3 years without it. Only needing my walking stick at times. I would love to wear a bracelet and would do so proudly.



One Response to “Sally Medcalf”

  1. Dear Sally,
    Thank you so much for sharing your story with us.
    Sincerely Cookie

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