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Triple M radio star Steve Bedwell reveals his battle with early onset dementia

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Triple M radio star Steve Bedwell reveals his battle with incipient dementia and says he ‘can’t read his own handwriting’










Steve Bedwell has revealed he is battling early-stage dementia.

The former Triple M radio star shared the news in a Facebook post, reports The Herald Sun.

“I can no longer read my own handwriting and I can no longer remember conversations or events, even from day to day,” he wrote.

Hard: Steve Bedwell (pictured) has revealed that he is battling early-stage dementia. The former Triple M radio star shared the news in a Facebook post, The Herald Sun reports

“Twice I’ve gone out at night and parked in front of a house I haven’t lived in for five years.”

He added, “I’ve been given 10 years before Alzheimer’s starts.”

Steve told The Herald Sun that his focus is now on his two young daughters who keep him going strong.

Loss:

Loss: “I can no longer read my own handwriting and I can no longer remember conversations or events, even from day to day,” he wrote. ‘Twice I went out at night and stood in front of a house I haven’t lived in for five years’. Pictured with wife Elana Bedwell

“I’ve always wanted to see at least one of them get married. That’s what I’m fighting for. They make me never give up,” he said.

The writer, comedian and radio personality has revealed in the past that he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2007.

He admitted that his mental health issues made his career difficult over the years.

“If I didn’t go to work for six months because I had a bad hip fracture, people would welcome you with open arms (because it’s just a broken hip”), he told the newspaper. fired: Showbiz podcast year 2020.

Family: Steve told The Herald Sun his focus is now on his two young daughters

Family: Steve told The Herald Sun his focus is now on his two young daughters

“If you have a broken brain they don’t want to know about you because it’s too hard for people to fathom, they don’t want to face it, it’s hard to discuss and redemption is a very difficult thing.”

Steve is best known for co-hosting Triple M’s Timbo and Bedders breakfast show alongside Tim Smith between 1998 and 2001.

The talented comedian also wrote for TV shows such as The Footy Show and The Eric Bana Show.

Strong: 'I've always wanted to see one of them get married.  That's what I'm fighting for.  They make me never give up,

Strong: ‘I’ve always wanted to see one of them get married. That’s what I’m fighting for. They make me never give up,” he said

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