Feb 092012

Born with the rare genetic condition Progeria, Hayley Okines ages eight times faster than healthy people. Now 13, her body has the medical age of a 104-year-old woman. Please click the link to watch the video http://tlc.discovery.com/videos/hayley-worlds-oldest-teenager-its-always-there.html

Feb 042012
Hope to see you at Waterstones Hastings on March 10th!

Please come to my next book signing at Waterstone’s, Hastings, on Saturday March 10 from 12.30pm to 1.30pm . Come and say hi and get your copy of my book  Old Before My Time, personally signed. The address is 15-16 Kings Walk, Hastings, TN34 1PH http://www.waterstones.com/waterstonesweb/displayFindBranch.do Here’s a photo from the signing I did before Christmas at Waterstone’s, […]

Feb 022012

Looks like I’m going to be getting a motorised wheelchair.  It’s like the Ferrari of wheelchairs and has a seat that lifts up and down to make me taller so that I can reach the dining table on my own. I will even be able to reach the taps in the kitchen to get myself a drink. […]

Feb 012012

Last night was the first time in ages I slept all night. Since I dislocated my hips I’ve been waking up in the night and crying out for Mum because of the pain. But now my doctors have given me strong painkillers to take before I go to bed. Mum gave me a dose last […]

Jan 262012

 Nice message from Chelle’s review of the Kindle edition of Old Before My Time on Amazon:  ‘Life may not always hand you the cards you want, it’s how you handle them that matter and make the most of what you have got.’ Read more of her kind words : 

Jan 192012

This was by far the best Christmas present for me this year, what an eye opener. Told by Hayley and her mum, an honest account of life with progeria. Funny in parts especially as Hayley is so open and honest about everything. Hayley and her mum are like a double act!! To read all reviews […]

Jan 122012

My doctor says I have to get a botox injection instead of having a hip operation.  Last week me and mum went to see my consultant at the Evelina Children’s Hospital and had loads of tests again. It wasn’t the good news I was hoping for. The doctor said if I had the operation there would […]