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Claire Sceeny

Wild Women Survival Challenge

Challenge complete

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Target £0.00

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Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]I had HG in both my pregnancies. First time the nausea was so intense that I barely slept for 9 months, and my eating was limited to one or two safe foods. I vomited several times a day and retched constantly. I avoided hospital in this pregnancy and was told I was lucky despite missing out on months of normal life. I was not as ‘lucky’ second time round, the vomiting was far worse and I was hospitalised 3 times. It took 7 different antiemetic pills before I could function at all. I struggled to eat or drink and I was still mainly bedridden. [/p][p]Dilys came a month early and was very tiny. Prematurity and low birth weight are known risks of hg - I found it very hard to come to terms with this, blaming myself, and this combined with the feeling that I had neglected Iris made it very hard to move on from my pregnancies.[/p][p]6 years later I realise how strong I was to get through hg twice and this challenge with other inspirational women who have also suffered with this awful condition will be a fitting way to mark my recovery.[/p][p]I am a keen runner and hill walker so many of my friends may not think this much of a challenge for me, but I’m genuinely petrified of camping at the end of October (I do not like the cold!) and of kayaking - I’m not known for my coordination! So moral support with lots of sponsorship will really spur me on!! Thank you! [/p]
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Dec 2, 2018

Dave harnan

Hi Claire. Amazing achievement!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Dec 2, 2018

The Keates

Well done!! You did an awesome job!!!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Nov 30, 2018

Barbara Ruddlesden

Well done Claire! x

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Nov 29, 2018


Cash sponsorship - thank you all xx


Nov 18, 2018


Now you should have done it! An amazing achievement. Well done! It will make a difference to many mothers in the future. JandK

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Nov 6, 2018

Stephanie and Martin

We are super proud of you Claire! Not only for your HG achievement but also for your most recent one! Well done you! 😘xx

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Nov 6, 2018

Natalie and Steve

Well done the wild woman!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Nov 6, 2018

Mel Tolley

From a fellow sufferer, as you well know! No one truly understands unless they have been through it. Well done on your recent achievements and even more so on your two beautiful girls x


Nov 6, 2018


£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Nov 1, 2018

Katie and Amelie

Fabulous achievement, well done!!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid