Amanda had a fast paced, high profile professional career in the fashion industry, when this multi-talented young woman’s life changed tune. During 2009 at the age of twenty nine it took just ten days for this dynamic young woman’s body to almost completely shut down. Left-sided paralysis left this normally very focused and independent young woman, scared and without the ability to lift her left arm and leg. Admission to hospital followed by two months of rehabilitation led Amanda to
Why You Should Avoid All Nighters “You need to give your body the right environment to repair and thrive” By Amanda Campbell Sleep is critical in helping the body and mind repair. You can add more stress on the body if you pull an all nighter, as the body responds in an alarmed state leading to inflammation and stress. Try getting 7-9 hours per night in a dark room try reading the books you love before bed because this also saturates your mind with inspiration on
Muzzle the bite of vet bills with pet insurance Amanda Campbell loves her dogs, but one of them, Henry, is a six-year-old pug, a particularly expensive breed. Vet visits include the once-a-year vaccinations and to have Henry’s nails clipped, but there have also been plenty of unscheduled visits. Henry once ate chocolate, has had ear infections, and once tore a ligament in his knee. Luckily, she has pet insurance for Henry. The 36-year-old from Melbourne’s Richmond, runs a small business,
Diagnosed with MS at age 24, Amanda Campbell credits this unusual treatment for her recovery. I’ve been aware of autoimmune disorders since my twin sister Nicole was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease when we were 11. She eventually recovered and went into remission at age 19. At around the same time, I started to experience pins and needles and numbness in the left hand side of face and my left hand. I thought nothing of it, but did go to the doctors eventually
‘I had no choice but to succeed’: How a woman left PARALYSED by multiple sclerosis aged 29 beat the odds to run again in just eight weeks An Australian woman who was was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) when she was 24 was told there was a 50 per cent chance she would walk again. Amanda Campbell, 37, had an MS attack when she was 29 which paralysed the left hand side of her body. ‘There was a period of
Amanda was holidaying with friends when she thought she’d had a stroke It started with pins and needles, as well as numbness. Amanda Campbell was 24 and working her dream job in fashion in Melbourne when her life came crashing down. It was 2004 and the young woman eventually had trouble balancing, felt weak on her left side and developed a noticeable limp. What followed was pins and needles as well as numbness, balance issues and weakness on the left
The founders of multi-award-winning and rapidly growing wine-selling start-up Vinomofo had been hunting for a start-up in the meal delivery space to back for more than a year before they found their perfect candidate in Nourissh. Nourissh is a collaboration between serial technology entrepreneur Scott Julian and sports kinesiologist Amanda Campbell. Ms Campbell became passionate about the power of nutrition after fully recovering from a severe stroke from multiple sclerosis that left half her body paralysed. Nourissh delivers weekly sets of nutritionally balanced meals
When the first signs started to show that something was wrong I was 19. I was putting mascara on, chatting with my boss at the time and unbeknown to me, I was drooling. I couldn’t feel the left-hand side of my face. I accidentally drooled on the left side of mouth because I didn’t realise it was numb. Read the full article on Whimm Here.