A Life Of Its Own
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She left commercial TV to be the voice of Australians suffering in silence.
But the full picture might not be known for years.
In 2012, when other parents were trading stories about the difficulties of balancing homework with football training or swimming lessons, I was in my garage painstakingly measuring amounts of a schedule one narcotic to extract medication for my son.
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The only sampling allowed for this crop is DNA extraction.
I don't know when I first became aware of the word epilepsy. Family mythology has me aged about four when it was noticed that I was taking "funny turns". But it's a word that defined me for many years; stalked me through all aspects of life, complicated the serious and the mundane.
2GB radio host Ben Fordham has opened up about living with epilepsy. The former A Current Affair reporter was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of seven and described to the Nine Network the fear he...