How brainstrust helped me through hard times

Jane was diagnosed with a Meningioma in 2020, and after a twelve-and-a-half-hour surgery was left struggling with the physical side effects. Jane has shared her story from diagnosis to present [...]

How I started living better with fatigue

Andrew received an Acoustic Neuroma diagnosis at 40 and underwent surgery in 2017. It was upon returning to work that Andrew realised he needed support as fatigue proved incredibly hard to deal [...]

Living with a meningioma and accepting the new me

Hi, I’m Ann. I live in South Wales with my partner, and I have a son who lives with his wife in Bristol. I enjoy spending time with friends and family, walking on the beaches and cliffs of the [...]

Making the most of time with my Dad

When my Dad got diagnosed with a Grade IV Glioblastoma last year, our whole lives turned upside down. My Dad and I have always been close, and it hit me really hard. brainstrust sent us a brain [...]

Finding sanctuary as a caregiver to my son

Tracey is a mum and caregiver to her 20-year-old son, Harry. We asked Tracey ‘where do you find your sanctuary amongst it all?’. In response, Tracey has shared her reflections on how meditation [...]

Living with a Colloid Cyst

Hi! My name is Katie, I am 25 years old, I am currently living in the lovely Kent countryside just outside of Southeast London. I work in a local secondary school after graduating from [...]