In October, 2012, Carwyn Wooldridge fell 21 feet through a flat window and sustained a traumatic brain injury.
In this Q&A feature, Carwyn, from Blackwood in Wales, discusses the challenges he’s faced following his brain injury, his love for his wife and the advice he’d give others in the same situation.
First off, my wife, the way she has been there for me and her kind nature. Second, my cycling. I can't run anymore because I need a knee replacement, so cycling helps me get out and it means a lot to me.
What I achieved when I played rugby as a kid, oh and marrying my wife.
The way I get wound up easily. I try and stay calm, but I get angry quicker and wound up about things that before my injury I would've laughed at or ignored. I also get frustrated at my bad memory.
Never give up.
My wife, was there for me after accident, when had my brain operation and still helps in every way that she can.
To be with my wife forever, she has stuck with me through all this and helped me so much. She is my world.
Never think negative, always be positive and think about the good things in your life.
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