NAME: Amy Redpath
WHERE ARE YOU: United Kingdom
YEAR OF USHER DIAGNOSIS: 2013
USHER TYPE: Usher syndrome type 2
HOBBIES: Gym and art.
NAME THREE WORDS TO DESCRIBE YOU: Friendly, quiet and shy.
WHAT ARE YOU SURPRISINGLY GOOD AT: Drawing/colouring
WHO IS SOMEONE YOU ADMIRE AND WHY? My mother who been there through my dark times and supported me through everything when I needed someone to chat to I go to my mother. She got me out of suicide when I was 16 I didn’t want to be here when I was going through tests.
WHAT ARE YOU HAPPIEST DOING? Gym. After a good workout my mood is better and happier.
TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT THE IMAGE/PHOTO YOU ATTACH: I love the photo with my guide dog in 2016 because he changed my life around when I met him and he guide me through the bad days.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHARE ANY PARTICULAR USHER STORY YOU CAN DO SO HERE: (It can be as long or short as you wish!)
Amy writes blogs and the following link will take to you her blog site where she talks with raw honesty of her struggles with Usher syndrome and coming to terms with it.
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