Accessible Housing needs

13.9 million Disabled people in the UK. 1.8 million have an accessible housing need - 580 thousand are of working age. We’ve heard government saying like ‘Build better, build beautiful’ or the newest one ‘Build, build, build’. Remember the famous movie of a young farm girl, clicking the heels of her sparkling, ruby red slippers … Continue reading Accessible Housing needs

The Power of Positivity

Today I’ve decided to keep it short and sweet all the while channelling positive vibes, as I think we could all do with a bit of positivity. it’s a great time to spread love and positivity. Let’s get straight into it. The power of positivity can create a huge impact on your life it’s an … Continue reading The Power of Positivity

Are you Accessible

With the UK slowly coming out of lockdown and re-opening all our lives will start to enter into a new normal of wearing face masks and social distancing. Following markers on shop floors, eating in restaurants and drinking in pubs will never be the same are you ready for this to become the new normal? … Continue reading Are you Accessible

Diabetes & Me

This week is the end of diabetes awareness week so, I want to raise awareness of this condition and how you can live a normal life while managing your symptoms. Last year I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes it was a shock at first but I have learned I can manage it with careful … Continue reading Diabetes & Me

A different world

Sunday seems to come around so quickly again only feels like yesterday I was saying ‘Hi how are you, it’s Sunday AGAIN!’ During the last few months i have had waves of different emotions; as I am sure most of you have been feeling too, but this past week I have struggled with whether I … Continue reading A different world

Quarantine Brain

Welcome back, can you believe it’s Sunday already the weeks seem to be flying by! Have you ever wheeled/walked into a room to forget why? Misplaced an item to many times or just struggling to focus on a single task at time. Yes yes and absolutely I will totally hold my hands up more so … Continue reading Quarantine Brain

A broken system

Welcome back everyone and not forgetting all you newbies also. Hi how are ya? Last week I wrote about my shocking experience with my local wheelchair services AJM Healthcare over a two year period to the present day, since then I have been inundated with messages and comments from other wheelchair uses about their own … Continue reading A broken system

You Stole My Legs

Lied to, lied about, disrespected in my own home, bullied, complaints brushed under the carpet, advised to email only not to call anymore. All made by one company that says and I quote "We provide High-Quality, outcome-led, services in wheelchair & Community equipment" . There is a huge misconception that most people believe that when … Continue reading You Stole My Legs

A forgotten world

I've said it many times before the disability world is very much a second thought and forgotten world. It's a subject I probably should have written about long before now, so why haven't I!? probably because when you spend so much time fighting for the simplest of things like going to the toilet you live … Continue reading A forgotten world

Self-Care Sunday

Welcome back everyone and if this is your first time hey there! Hope you're all staying safe and well in this difficult time. I've spoken in the past about self-care and why it's so important, everyday should be a self-care day, however. I completely understand right now it's very hard to focus on yourself because … Continue reading Self-Care Sunday

Being Shielded

Hey everyone how are you. No really how are you?? don't just give the normal 'I'm okay' Speech if there's ever time to share how we are really feeling it's now! I don't know about you but the days have turned into weeks, weeks have turned into what Day of the week it is!! This … Continue reading Being Shielded

Starting a new week.

Beginning another week in lock-down can be super tough on your mental health especially being Easter weekend and ordinarily we would of spent it enjoying the beautiful weather we've had probably would've been so much easier if it packed it down with rain! One of the biggest battles we face is our own thoughts especially … Continue reading Starting a new week.

Loneliness & isolation

Let's get though this together in a true old fashioned British way! It doesn't seem to matter where you look right now whether it's Switching on the TV opening up your Facebook, Instagram and Twitter app's our newsfeeds are full of one thing and one thing only coronavirus (COID-19). With the Government ramping up their … Continue reading Loneliness & isolation

Be Kind

In a world where we can be ANYTHING..... what do you choose?? If you've visited my page before you'll know I don't shy away from my own struggles with mental health, I've had this post sitting in my drafts for a while now waiting to be finished and with recent events that have hit our … Continue reading Be Kind

Mindfulness

Mindfulness it's about knowing directlywhat is going on inside and out ourselves and our lives. It's all about our awareness of our thoughts, feeling, behaviour and emotions so that we can allow ourselves to live in the present moment. How much do we really do to help ourselves and our mindfulness?? I can think of … Continue reading Mindfulness