In 2007 after a sudden unprecedented series of fits Alexandra (then 33) was diagnosed with a brain tumour. While it was suspected to be benign, surgeons were keen to operate as soon as possible using a new type of equipment called the SonoWand which would help to remove as much of the tumour as possible.
Three years on she is healthy, happy and heavily involved in fundraising and campaigning for the work of the charity Brain Tumour Research Campaign (BTRC). Despite needing to take anti-seizure medicine for the rest of her life she is surprisingly upbeat and keen to use her experience to help others who have been affected by brain tumours. - Read Alexandra's story...