10 reason I’m pretty awesome because of my disability – not despite it!

When your Disabled there’s certain things you see and hear people say like ‘Oh <insert persons name here> is so lovely despite their disability’.  As someone who identifies themselves as being disabled, that one word, ‘despite’ kinda makes me a little crazy. Why can’t we just be lovely? What does anyone’s disability have to doContinue reading “10 reason I’m pretty awesome because of my disability – not despite it!”

Self-love – it’s not selfish, it’s ‘necessary’

Did you know the relationship you set yourself has a massive part in setting the tone for every other relationship you have? Crazy right and deep I know, that’s some serious power you hold in your hands probably best to use it wisely. Who you surround yourself with has a massive role to play too,Continue reading “Self-love – it’s not selfish, it’s ‘necessary’”

How Muscular Dystrophy shaped me as the person I am

Having a disability that progressively gets worse over time isn’t all sunshine and roses, but it’s not as depressing as you may think, Disability changes a person from the way you think to how you see the world. If you’ve not read anything I’ve written before now and unsure of what Muscular Dystrophy is it’sContinue reading “How Muscular Dystrophy shaped me as the person I am”

A quest for more independence!

Have you ever thought what the word Independence means to you!?   · Freedom  · Choice Or something completely different!?   For me the word Independence is just a word, a word I feel I’m constantly chasing and battling with, It’s a word that in some ways doesn’t apply to me all the time. AsContinue reading “A quest for more independence!”

Changing Places Toilets Campaign – And House of commons

On Wednesday 24th June was a massive stepping stone was made for the changing places toilets campaign a new bill has PASSED the 1st round in the house of Commons. How did this happen. A Ten Minute Rule Bill on changing places toilets was introduced by Paula Sherriff MP who did an amazing speech aboutContinue reading “Changing Places Toilets Campaign – And House of commons”

Test driving the Robotic arms

I’d never heard of the neater arm supports or the neater eater before, so was super excited but a little nervous at the same time as arm strength isn’t as good as it was a few years back, but me being me I’m always up for trying anything once (within reason of course not aboutContinue reading “Test driving the Robotic arms”

I miss

I miss long walks though the country side. Running my hands though the long grass as I’m walking though a field.  I miss dipping my feet in the sea and jumping coz its cold, feeling the sand in-between my toes. I miss sitting on the floor crossing my legs together, being able to sit onContinue reading “I miss”