Your identity ￼is everything it's the person you are, the person you identify￼￼ with and when you lose your identity who are!? As humans in a complex world of boundaries and decisions￼￼, it's really not all that surprising that by trying to make sense of it all we put everyone and everything into groups, categories￼ … Continue reading My Disability, My Identity
Blue Monday is the name given to a day in January ￼ claim to be the most depressing day of the year! Well isn't that just wonderful ￼it's not like some of us don't struggle already every day, but how true Is it really is is!? Typically it's the third Monday ￼of the month meaning … Continue reading Blue Monday!
Life can sometimes get so busy we all forget to check in on ourselves. Leaving us feeling low, frustrated and tired￼. I'm just as guilty of doing this myself overloading myself thinking if I just keep busy I'll be ok! Self-Care isn't selfish ⭐️ Make a list￼ of things your grateful for or what makes … Continue reading Self-Care Tips
With a winter Love Island hours from taking over our lives￼; well mine at least I'm very much 'Hooked' I'm not ashamed to say it out loud I AM ￼a total reality TV junkie; it's not even a guilty pleasure I Ab-so-flipping-lutely love it!! Tell me it's staged, scripted or not real I don't care, … Continue reading Love island and why I’m glad I don’t have to date in the Modern society!
With the excitement of Christmas and New Year over January can hit you as a bit of a shock! Are you feeling the January blues?? low energy, low moods, sadness, lack of motivation, anxiety and the feeling of having nothing to look forward to. It doesn't help when your friends are constantly posting about being … Continue reading January Blues
Happy new year, Feels like it was last year I spoke to you all last!! Ha ha Sorry my attempt at my very bad humour but I'm sure if your regular reads your totally use to that by now... Plus totally couldn't help myself!￼￼ We are well and truly into the new year now, slowly … Continue reading New Year
Wow can you believe in 2 days time we're saying goodbye 2019! Where has this year gone!? But what a year full of memories it's been. So while we're all in that awkward Crimbo limbo ￼period of just after Christmas waiting for the New Year's Eve. Grab a cupper or a cheeky left over wine … Continue reading My 2019 summary
Wow 3 whole years￼ Sitting here writing this I can't believe it's been three years already since I started my blog. The journey I've been on since I started outweighs anything I could ever imagine it could of been. I started this just as a way for me to voice what it's like living With￼￼ … Continue reading 3rd Blogiversary
'Tis the season to be jolly￼. But what happens when it becomes to much to handle, your brain goes into overload making it harder to enjoy the festive season. There's an added pressure when your disabled as it's not as easy to just remove yourself ￼ ￼to take a break, gather your thoughts or just … Continue reading Tips to help reduce Christmas stress and anxiety
The tree is up, I'm mostly done with all my Christmas shopping! ￼Shopping￼; it's something of a must￼ at Christmas unless you're Scrooge, ￼ picking out the right present for a fussy family member or finding the ￼cheesiest￼ present you can for your best friend, It can also be one of the most stressful times … Continue reading Countdown to Christmas
Ho Ho Ho!! Well Christmas has arrived, trees are going up you know at least one person that's so organised they have all their Shopping done and wrapped under the tree! But It’s never too late to get those last minute gift’s, I have searched high and low online for a few gift ideas all … Continue reading My 2019 Christmas stocking fillers Guide under £10
Can you believe we're in December already it totally doesn't feel like a whole year has nearly passed us by! I LOVE nothing more than a cheesy Christmas film when December comes around (Nicky aka hubby not so much!) I try to sneak in a cheesy Christmas movie in November but doesn't always work I … Continue reading My fave cheesy Christmas films to watch on Netflix over December 🎄
Being disabled does NOT make me a burden to my partner. Being disabled does NOT make me a burden to anyone! Lets call it the B-Word I've never approach this subject ￼￼before so why now; I think it's probably a word I know I've felt many time before as I'm sure many other disabled people … Continue reading Being Disabled does not make me a burden to my partner
Back in August the brown envelope of doom came throw my letter box (thanks Mr Postie!), I wasn't expecting it so at first my anxiety was fine then I opened it read the first few lines and boom the panic set in. Not going to lie how much fear the thought of the assessment process … Continue reading My personal Independence payment and decision￼￼￼￼
Living with a disability can mean a whole mixture of things; but yes, you actually do have a disability or a list as long as your arm, you find ways of adapting your life and how you do things. One big down side of having a disability you also have to handle how others comment … Continue reading I’m not a wheelchair!
A lot of information that's put out into the world is about the stigma wheelchair users face. I myself have written the dramas of getting a new wheelchair or not being able to access the simplest ￼things like restaurant's, toilets or Cinemas. As much as it's true and very common theses days to read the … Continue reading Giving a positive message for new wheelchair users
Yesterday, the 12th November was Purple Tuesday what is Purple Tuesday it's an international call for action, focused on changing the experience for us the disabled people. Disabled people make up 1 in 5 in the UK that means the Purple Pound is an estimated whopping 249 Billion spending power of disabled people and their … Continue reading Purple Tuesday ~ Changing The Disabled Customers Experience
With Christmas Day only 7 days away it's so easy to get wrapped up in hustle and bustle of the Christmas countdown, Finalising all your upcoming festivities ￼￼Christmas day, Boxing Day getting excited about spending time with family/friends. What happens when you have no- one, no family/friends that will pop in or invite you round … Continue reading Lonely This Christmas