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Hi, my name is Fiona and I live in Melbourne with my dog Maggie. I have a spinal cord injury T8-T12 following the rare diagnosis of a spinal dural arteriovenous fistula in February 2019. I collapsed on my way to work, it was the first day of a new job. Last year was all about acute hospital stays (I was a frequent flyer at RMH emergency department, rehab stays (all long and lengthy) and home rehab which is on going. Life is a lot quieter since this happened but I am very thankful for my neurosurgeon. I work part-time in Emergency Medicine

Dealing with a lot of pain and fatigue but still getting up in the morning and trying my best