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Disability Narratives

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Interview excerpt: Mary reflects that it has taken time to establish how much to share about her condition.


Image representing MaryI think also there's probably an awareness that although it is getting better, it is kind of part of me now. I suppose I've become more relaxed about it. And I think partly I've just had to be more relaxed about it, because every six months [laughing] I have to explain to all these colleagues why I'm not marking exam scripts. So I've kind of almost given up [laughing]. In a way. But yes, and I suppose the better I get - physically - the easier it is. Because you know the end is in sight. You know, and I'm so much better now. I can't tell you how much better I am [laughing]. So, yeah. It's, it's great. And I didn't used to be able to sit this long, either. So all those kinds of things that were difficult. You know, in terms of transport, or meetings, or anything like that.

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