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Fibromyalgia No Barrier For Dundee Mum Starting Her Own Business

Wednesday 18 April 2018


From Scottish newspaper the Evening Telegraph:


Deborah Breen and her two sons
Deborah with her two sons at the awards night.

Fibromyalgia no barrier for Dundee mum starting her own business

By David Burroughs
April 16, 2018
© DC Thomson Co Ltd 2018. All Rights Reserved.

Sewing started out as a hobby for Deborah Breen, something she enjoyed doing when her Fibromyalgia wasn’t affecting her too much.

But the Dundee mum-of-two never imagined it was a hobby that could turn into a business.

About a year ago, Deborah crated a bib for her sister’s newborn baby and then began to gift them to friends and family.

Despite suffering from Fibromyalgia, a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body, and a range of other illness, Deboarah decided to focus her time and effort into the sewing.

She said there were a lot of people with various illnesses who had decided there wasn’t much they could do, but she was determined that wouldn’t be the way she looked at life.


She enrolled in the Certificate in Textiles at Dundee and Angus College, who encouraged her to take part in the Enterprise Dragons event where participants had to convince a panel of judges their business idea would work.


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