‘I was paralysed from the neck down and I had double vision’ – Louth woman recalls terrifying battle with rare autoimmune disorder

In the space of six months, Drogheda woman Louise Moncherry went from full fitness, to being paralysed from the neck down, and back to full mobility. Here she shares her incredible story of determination to get back on her feet once more…

Louise Moncherry

Louise MoncherryDrogheda Independent

My story begins on Sunday, 28th August 2022 following a walk on the beautiful white sandy beach of Beau Vallon in the Seychelles Islands - which has been my home for the past 25 years. I have worked as a Primary School teacher at the International School there.