When I was 18 months old, I had meningococcal septicaemia. I was very lucky to have survived and I know that, so I try to live my life to the fullest.
I have been left with one after effect; hearing. I have partial deafness in my right ear and although it doesn't affect me too much, I do struggle slightly more than others.
Nine weeks before I got my illness, my little sister, Molly, died from Trisomy 13 so this made my mum extra wary over her other children's health.