I have have had Guillian-barre syndrome twice, exactly two years apart, the first time spending 3 months in ICU needing a tracheotomy, Photos and an explanation on of exactly what GBS in notes AMA!
I first starting showing symptoms on 09/09/2005 at the age of 17, eventullyi was put into an induced coma I was in hospital for approx 10 months in and took just over a year till I could function normally again. The second bout came on the 09/09/2007 (weird). This was just as server except thank fully I did not need a tracheotomy, the second time in hospital lasted about 8 months ultimately discharging myself. I live in Queensland Australia. Pease feel free to aMa I'd love to share and learn as it in extremely rare in oz :-)