Podcast: Laura’s Glioblastoma Multiforme Story

In today’s heartfelt episode, we are joined by the incredibly brave and inspiring Laura. Laura shares her intense and emotional journey with a Glioblastoma Multiforme, a type of brain tumour, from the first symptoms during pregnancy to her current battles with the disease. Her story is a tale of personal struggle and a beacon of hope, resilience, and the importance of awareness and support for brain tumour patients.

Laura and her Glioblastoma Multiforme

Episode Highlights:

  1. The Beginning of Laura’s Journey:

Laura discusses the onset of her symptoms in 2021, during her pregnancy, which were initially dismissed as normal pregnancy-related issues. The discovery of numbness in her toes and the progression of symptoms led her to seek medical attention, facing challenges in getting a proper diagnosis amidst the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.

  1. Diagnosis and the Battle Begins of a Glioblastoma Multiforme:

After pushing for further medical investigations, Laura was finally diagnosed with a significant brain tumour, initially given a dire prognosis. This section dives into the emotional whirlwind of receiving such news, especially while pregnant, and the immediate steps taken to address her condition.

  1. Sienna’s Arrival and Laura’s Fight:

The birth of Laura’s daughter, Sienna, amidst her brain tumour battle, marks a pivotal moment in her journey. Laura discusses the challenges of balancing her deteriorating health, brain surgery, and the premature birth and subsequent health struggles of her daughter.

  1. Ongoing Treatment and Setbacks:

Laura shares the rollercoaster of her treatment journey, including radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and the devastating news of the tumour’s growth despite treatment. Her determination to fight for every moment with her daughter shines through as she discusses the impact of her condition on her family life.

  1. Raising Awareness and Hope:

Despite the hardships, Laura and her husband Danny are dedicated to raising awareness about brain tumours, sharing their story on social media and through interviews. Laura’s Instagram: @LauraDownTheRabbitHole TikTok: Laura down the rabbit hole _ serves as platforms for advocacy and support for others facing similar battles.

  1. Advice and Encouragement:

Laura encourages others in similar situations, emphasizing the importance of hope, love, and making the most of every moment. Her message is one of enduring positivity in the face of adversity.

  1. Support and Gratitude:

The episode concludes with Laura expressing gratitude for the support from her family, friends, the online community, and organizations like Brain Tumour Research. She highlights the importance of this support network in her journey and the difference it makes in the lives of those battling brain tumours.

Closing Thoughts:

Laura’s story is a powerful reminder of the human spirit’s strength and the critical need for awareness, research, and support in the fight against brain tumours. Her resilience and the unwavering support of her family and the broader community offer hope and inspiration to many.

How to Support:

Listeners can support brain tumour research and Laura’s advocacy by following her journey on

Instagram: @LauraDownTheRabbitHole TikTok: Laura down the rabbit hole _

Donations can be made through the link on her Instagram profile to contribute to Brain Tumour Research and support other families facing similar challenges.


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