Personal Stories

Personal Story: Anita B. Crisp

Personal Story: Anita B. Crisp

Personal Story Anita B. CrispMy name is Anita B. Crisp and I live in the mountains of Georgia in the U.S.A. I was diagnosed with pernicious anemia in June 2021 and in the past 16 months my physical and emotional wellbeing has taken a full 180 degree turn for better....

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Personal Story: Anita B. Crisp

Personal Story: Bob Stark

Personal Story Bob StarkI don’t know for sure when I first became affected by Pernicious Anaemia. Certainly, with hindsight, long before it was formally diagnosed. My first 30 working years were spent in the RAF and although the later years were largely sedentary, I...

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Personal Story: Anita B. Crisp

Personal Story: Aileen Stoneham

Personal Story Aileen StonehamI am a 48yr old lady who lives with MPA & other ailments. First symptoms started with headache, nausea, a sore mouth, excess saliva & loss of taste, tingling & burning in my fingers & feet, brain fog & poor concentration, menstrual...

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Personal Story: Anita B. Crisp

Personal Story: Jeannie Mackenzie

Personal Story Jeannie MackenzieIt’s tough to get a diagnosis of pernicious anaemia, but it’s tougher still to get it too late. My story starts with my Mum. In her late sixties, something started to go wrong. She had depression, paranoia, and mild psychosis. There...

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Personal Story: Anita B. Crisp

Personal Story: Carole Brown

Personal StoryCarole BrownI remember being in my early 50’s (I’m now 64) and thinking ‘is this what being over 50 means?’ as I struggled to walk, carry things, keep awake – you’ll know the feeling well. This went on for 6 months before I ended up at the doctors having...

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Personal Story: Anita B. Crisp

Personal Story: Dr John Warren

Personal StoryDr John WarrenI’m a doctor, now 79 years old. There is no family history of pernicious anaemia. My sister and maternal grandfather both had type 1 diabetes, adult onset, a condition which nowadays is considered to have an autoimmune basis. In my 30’s I...

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