Personal Stories


Tumours & Cancers

James’ Story

Singing and songwriting has been an integral part of James’ healing process.

Facial Palsy From Birth

Daniella’s Story

Daniella’s inner strength helped her overcome insecurities she felt living with facial paralysis.

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

Lisle’s Story

Lisle describes her personal experience of Ramsay Hunt syndrome to try and help others.

Bell's Palsy

Heidi’s Story

Heidi has had five episodes of Bell’s palsy, here she shares her story.

Tumours & Cancers

Felicity’s story

A large haemangioma caused Felicity’s facial palsy, here she shares her story.

Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome

Cate’s Story

Cate describes her long journey to diagnosis of Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome.

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

Matt’s Story

Matt was initially misdiagnosed with Bell’s palsy when in fact he had Ramsay Hunt syndrome.

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

Claudine’s Story

Doctors struggled to diagnose Claudine with RHS due to the absence of a rash.

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

Deborah’s Story

Deborah describes what happened to her as her breakdown in her face.

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

Lisa’s Story

Lisa is still trying to access treatment that could improve her health.

Bell's Palsy

Karla’s Story

Karla gives hope to those newly diagnosed with her seven week Bell’s palsy recovery story.

Bell's Palsy

Grant’s Story

Grant thought he was unbreakable but describes how Bell’s palsy changed his outlook.