Inspirational MS sufferer taking on Himalayas

By September 2, 2015 Recent News

OneNews 2 September 2015
Nick Allen is reaching heights that not so long ago seemed impossible.
Five years ago the avid mountaineer could barely walk and was diagnosed with progressive multiple sclerosis.
“When I first got diagnosed I thought, ‘man my life is over’,” he said.
Taunted by the mountains he used to love, fighting fatigue and depression, Mr Allen contemplated ending his life.
“I had enough of the pain and I was out driving my car and pretty much decided to hit a tree.”
It was at that moment he knew he had to make some big changes – through food, fitness, family and faith.
“Being able to rest in the fact that God’s got it in control and that there is hope,” he says.