John and Allison McDonald couldn't believe their luck on December 18 when their Lucky Dip ticket matched all six numbers to scoop the seven figure prize.
Sarah Boyle was devastated when doctors told her she had triple negative breast cancer in 2016.
Allison Carey, 28, was devastated to learn she had stage two breast cancer four months before her wedding to high school maths teacher Michael Carey, 31.
Brandon Pickup, 22, used to force feed himself steaks, burgers and fried breakfasts in a bid to get strong, and peaked at 23st.
Louise Davies was left petrified when her little French bulldog Angus started making a wretching noise and losing the colour in his face.
Nicola Denyer, 39, received a letter from a hospital's department for ear, nose and throat telling her the devastating news that she had cancer at the base of her tongue.
Sprightly Sheila Stewart, 72, and Isabel Murray, 77, took up the sport in 2015 when Sheila began taking her grandchildren to classes.
Angela Crump, 28, weighed 19st 5lb and paid $3,000 for a custom-made blush wedding dress in a US size 28 (UK size 32) to marry her husband Joshua, 27, in May 2017.
Alexandra Hajipaulis, 39, was on a Ryanair flight to Crete with her daughter Jaideen when she suffered an ischemic stroke.
Lucinda Perrett, 28, said she never felt sporty growing up especially during PE lessons at school when she was always the last to be picked for games.
Louise Cawley, 35, hadn't had a smear test for six years because the last time a doctor was "down there" was during the traumatic birth of daughter Eliza.
Emily Fairbrass leant over to put out the flame when one of her long blonde locks caught fire.
Little Ayda Louden's family spent years campaigning for a vital treatment called Orkambi to be made available on the NHS, before bosses finally gave it the green light in October.
Tom Dowie, 29, and fiancée Caitlin Welsh, 28 were at their 19 week scan last month when their unborn baby gave them the 'sign of the horns'.
We’d been married for a few years and had been desperate to start a family of our own.
Danny Florence, 26, has struggled to complete every day tasks like bathing, feeding and changing the nappy of one-year-old Joshua since becoming a father for the first time last year.
‘Bed time,’ I called out to my little boy, Charlie, four, as he played with his toys on the living room floor. ‘Ohhhh muuuuum,’ he groaned. ‘Five more minutes.’ ‘Ok,’ I sighed, a soft touch. ‘But then it’s time to brush your teeth and go to sleep.’ ‘Yes!’ he squealed, turning his attention back to his toy cars as he […]
Sitting at my sewing machine, I stitched together pieces of fabric to make my fancy dress costume. Every year our family friends had a party on Christmas Eve and this year the theme was ‘Hollywood’. ‘That’s it!’ I’d said, as my partner, Scott, and I snuggled up on the sofa watching a festive film a few days […]
Just as I finished my last mouthful, I got the feeling I’d been waiting for – the baby was on its way, and this time for real!
Amy Palmer, 30, made the shocking discovery of a lump on her breast while feeding her five-month-old son Lenny.