Accepting a new normal when I was just feeling like I had found my feet... well wheels! ‘Normal’ what does that even mean and does it really exist? Everyone’s normal is different or we would all be boring. plus life has this way of dealing us different cards of change from time to time whether … Continue reading Accepting a new normal
Independence. What does that one single word mean to you? Most people take their Independence for granted - that’s ok because not everyone will stop and think about how in their every day life they are free to make decisions and act on them. Like being thirsty their ability to make themselves a drink, annoyed … Continue reading Freedom is more than Just a state of mind, it’s my wheelchair
Three weeks ago I came across a post on social media by Muscular Dystrophy UK, they were launching their big 60 challenge. Now normally when I see any fundraising events it’s either something to do with running or jumping out of a plane - unfortunately having Muscular Dystrophy myself I need to know my limits … Continue reading Challenging myself – while fundraising for Muscular Dystrophy
I’m one of those really annoying people that you meet/see that constantly smiles about absolutely nothing and always says hello to a complete stranger as I’m wheeling past. I think I’m a happy go lucky person that tries to see the positive and not the negative in every situation, I try not to sweat the … Continue reading Being disabled doesn’t automatically mean I should be depressed
Growing up it was very much an non-disabled world from a child’s eyes, it wasn’t the topic of conversation over the dinner table and I think that’s how my mum wanted it to be, not for any reason of being ashamed but more to show my brother and myself that even though she had her … Continue reading I fight for disability rights for the future me’s
Being a disabled adult I am acutely aware of the many challenges i will face in life, becoming somewhat immune to forms of discrimination and aggression. I almost expect not to be able to get into a shop because there’s a step or two to get into the shop or the Ilys too small for … Continue reading Ask about my disability if your curious.
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
I maybe one of the rare breeds of girls growing up that wasn't really interested in barbie dolls when I was younger, I was more an outdoorsy girl. I remember my grandparents having my aunties and mums old dolls in a little navy blue case but I never really had much interest they came out … Continue reading I have a wheelchair Barbie