Writer Sinéad Gleeson's story is nothing short of fascinating. From her four year struggle with monoarticular arthritis as a teenager to her battle with leukaemia in her twenties, it is no surprise that Sinéad's journey through life is a powerful tale.
With a beautiful honesty, Sinéad opens up about why she believes 'immobility is gasoline for the brain' (5:00), her lightbulb moment as a writer (35:00) and how she feels women are now able to speak out (14:00).
From her incredible depiction of her anger with the world of medicine (47:00), dealing with grief (1:02:00) to the power of a supportive partner (Patreon Full Length Version Only) and much more, this is a truly enlightening conversation with one of Ireland's top literary talents.
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