‘How to heal a Bruise’

Many people within the ITP world will know Meg Brewster for her brilliant blog ITPANDME.COM. However Meg’s talents to not end there. After 7 years of living with ITP, she has just published a book called ‘How to heal a Bruise‘. I have been incredibly lucky to have already read the book which has recently gone on sale.

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Happy ITP Awareness Month!!

September is finally here! For most it’s a time for heading back to school or work. The holidays are over and it’s time to get back to business. So far this month has been incredibly busy for me, and it seems like there is still a lot more to come…

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The Mission Platelet


Today I attended my second ITP convention in Bedfordshire. The Support Association was celebrating their 20th Anniversary since the foundation was founded, alongside the Grand opening of the new Headquarters to be known as ‘The Platelet Mission’. Midsomer Murder star Neil Dudgeon cut the purple ribbon that hung from the door, alongside a great speech recognising great things to come. Unlike like the last convention, we had guests that had travelled all the way from the Netherlands to celebrate the opening of the new headquarters. A special thanks was given to the ‘Cavaliers’ whom had raised over £33,000 for the Association after losing a fellow family member with ITP to a severe head injury. In recognition of the money raised and the loss of  23 year old Steven, a room was named the Steven Sim’s room.

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