Fatherhood: The one thing guaranteed is change… A daunting prospect for some.
Your just trying to find your feet in life. Thinking about starting a career, going to university, getting a promotion or even finishing school, and out comes the line “I think I’m pregnant.”
At this point your heart sinks into your stomach and your head is filled with questions and thoughts.
‘Mundo’ Parker, 24, a typical ‘lad’ from Mansfield is going through that exact process. To ’Mundo’ there is nothing better than a night out with the boys, a game of football at the weekend and a fair amount of time on his Xbox.
A late comer to university, he is currently just in his first year studying Graphic Design in Sheffield. Everything is about to change.
There are many different types of epilepsy and each case can create different problems for the men that have it. But does it really control a person’s life?
The answer is both yes and no according to mature student James Barter, but he believes that guys shouldn’t be put off going to university just because they have epilepsy.
James, 26, is a third year student studying Biomedical Sciences at Sheffield Hallam University. I interviewed him to find out how having epilepsy has had an impact on his life and, in particular, his decision to go to university.