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
If you follow my blog you’ll already know I have a rare form of muscular dystrophy and if not welcome. So It’s probably time I explained a little bit about MD maybe you know someone with MD. Or, maybe you’re new to the world of Muscular Dystrophy. You maybe surprised to know there are over … Continue reading What you need to know about muscular dystrophy.
Having a Disabilty I've found people are always have a natural Curiosity to how I do things, over the years of having a muscular dystrophy a Progressive condition I've adapted many times over the years how I do certain things! A while back my fab friend Fi from Life of an Ambitious Turtle wrote a great post … Continue reading 5 Things I Do Differently Living With Muscular Dystrophy
I love everything HALLOWEEN the whole spookiness might explain why I have two black cats!! So with All Hallows' today fancy a few terrifying places to get your spook on! ￼￼Here's a few scary￼ places to visit in the UK! Hampton court palace Location ~ London Hampton court palace was once a Favourite ￼of king … Continue reading It’s all a bit Spooky on Halloween 👻 🎃
It's often looked at when your bum sits in a wheelchair it's a negative thing by some non-disabled people, of course there are barriers and challenges everyday be silly not to say that, but focusing on the positives rather than the negatives. When life gives you lemons, make a gin and tonic and use the … Continue reading Benefits of being in a wheelchair
It's been a few years since I went to a muscular Dystrophy uk conference but this one will always hold special place in my heart for many reasons. I totally feel like I've stolen somebody else's life and someone's going to pop up from behind the bushes saying I'd like my life back now please! … Continue reading MDUK President’s Award ~ Campaigner of the year 2019.
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