Your Stories Archive - British Liver Trust

Jane’s story: “I’ve got my life back again.”


Jane, from Cardiff, was diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) and cirrhosis, and went on to have a …

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John’s story: “I wondered what I’d done to get haemochromatosis.”


John was diagnosed with haemochromatosis and cirrhosis. He says: “From life being very enjoyable to being told …

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Diane’s story: “PBC may return. If it does, I know what to expect.”


Diane had Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC), a rare autoimmune liver condition. She’s shared her liver transplant story …

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Debbie’s story: “My donor’s wife has been so supportive of my journey.”


Debbie had alcohol-related liver disease and a liver transplant in 2019. She wants to share her moving …

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Moray’s story: “It can be very trying explaining to people about the many varieties of liver disease”


After Moray was diagnosed with non-alcohol related fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and cirrhosis, his condition worsened and …

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Jackson’s story: “Diet plans have really made a difference”

Jackson and a squeezy liver

Jackson has stage 3 non-alcohol related fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and is taking steps to avoid progression …

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Sue’s story: “My doctor told me that I definitely didn’t have AIH”


Sue’s autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) diagnosis took six months, and she was mistakenly told she didn’t have the …

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Tammy’s story: “Your life is the best gift you will ever be given. Please protect your liver.”


Tammy was diagnosed with alcohol-related liver disease and cirrhosis in July 2020. Thank you for sharing your …

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Indre’s story: “I hoped my ascites was ‘lockdown weight'”


Indre had a liver transplant in March 2021. She blogs about her liver health story and has …

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Ian’s story: “I’m not one for giving up despite the difficulties I face.”


Ian was diagnosed with cirrhosis and kidney cancer in 2019, twenty years after he stopped drinking alcohol.  …

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