When she was 24, Carrie was in hospital for two months following bowel surgery.
Carrie is married to David Grant.
Carrie has three daughters named Olivia, Talia and Imogen.
Carrie suffers from Crohn's disease.
Carrie performed at the 1983 Eurovision Song Contest as part of Sweet Dreams, they came 6th.
Carrie: (On suffering from Crohn's Disease) People don't realise how serious Crohn's can be - it makes me treasure all the time I spend with my children and my husband.