I don't know is how many times I've looked at the title thinking how do I even start writing this, as I'm struggling verbally with my words and anyone that knows me knows I definitely don't struggle with words! I've been sitting (pun intended) on this little secret for a few weeks now, I was … Continue reading 2019 Shaw Trust Disability Power 100 List
It doesn't matter whether your able-bodied or disabled you want to look your best or at least half decent. The Daily routine wake up, get up, shower, wash hair, dry hair, get dressed, make up Job done! Easy right. Now that was my routine when I was able-bodied now let's compare that to my reality … Continue reading Trying to look good in a wheelchair!
It all feels like a dream waking up this morning! Did I really win an award last night thing's like this don't happen to me. As it's not just any old award it was the three counties People's choice Diversity and Equality award. these awards are local to me to be recognised in your area … Continue reading The day after the night before!
We all get stressed at some point or another everyone has their own ways of de-stressing, you can find a lot online that helps you like going to the gym, jogging, walking etc but when your in a wheelchair a little bit difficult to jump up stick your joggers on and run it off, not … Continue reading How to De~Stress when you can’t walk it off
For a long time it's just been hubby and I plodding along together as a team, but having a Progressive muscle wasting disease called muscular dystrophy, my body changes year by year, it can sometimes be hard on a relationship/marriage with me constantly needing help with everyday tasks like dressing, washing even going to the … Continue reading When it all goes wrong with a personal care Assistant!
Living with a disability can come with many challenges that can be mentally challenging to live with, but saying that it doesn’t mean you can't or shouldn’t be happy within yourself or that you should let your disablity stop you from achieveing your ambitions/goals. People can be quick to think that every disabled person is … Continue reading Embracing your Disability!
When I started writing at a time in my life where I was struggling mentally, it became a way for me to express my feelings without the sense of worry of telling someone else about how I feel. I found comfort in writing my feelings down in black and white, I've come to realise it helps … Continue reading How writing helps my mental health
I was extremely lucky to get to write for Disability Living here's what I wrote for them. Adding to my accessible home post! Many of us fondly remember the image of a young farm girl, clicking the heels of her sparkling, ruby red slippers and longingly chanting the words, “There’s no place like home, there’s … Continue reading No place like an Accessible home!
I've never shied away from the fact I've battled over the years with depression and anxiety, I am a working progress like most people are. I always feel I have to work that little bit harder having a Disabilty already having a rare form of Muscular Dystrophy a Progressive muscle wasting disorder comes with it's … Continue reading CBT Therapy
I was nominated by Donné from diary of amadtired woman for the Liebster Award. Thank you so much Donné I am truly honored and humbled that you thought of me! THE LIEBSTER AWARD RULES1. Acknowledge the blog that gave it to you and display the award 2. Answer 11 questions that the blogger gives you 3. … Continue reading Liebster Award