Your identity ￼is everything it's the person you are, the person you identify￼￼ with and when you lose your identity who are!? As humans in a complex world of boundaries and decisions￼￼, it's really not all that surprising that by trying to make sense of it all we put everyone and everything into groups, categories￼ … Continue reading My Disability, My Identity
The tree is up, I'm mostly done with all my Christmas shopping! ￼Shopping￼; it's something of a must￼ at Christmas unless you're Scrooge, ￼ picking out the right present for a fussy family member or finding the ￼cheesiest￼ present you can for your best friend, It can also be one of the most stressful times … Continue reading Countdown to Christmas
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
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!
For me being disabled means a lot of things. It means I am reliant on my powered wheelchair to act as my legs for the rest of my life. It means I can often attend several hospital and physio appointments just in the space of a week. It means I use medical equipment to keep … Continue reading Is feeling like a second class citizen ok!?
Last week I sent out a tweet asking my twitter followers what I should write next. And a challenge was set by Fleur Perry : so I've decided not just to end the challenge with my but to carry it on the by tagging a few friends at the end! The challenge ~ Two Questions … Continue reading Challenge accepted!
In aid of Changing Places Awareness Day 19th July 2019 This will be my 3rd year celebrating the world of changing places, it's definitely been named by my husband, family and friends as my favourite subject to talk about! I kinda fell into Campaigning about changing Places toilets by mistake after reading an amazing blog … Continue reading Changing places and why I started campaigning!
Let's talk smear tests and well everything lady parts! Im going to do a two parter post, The why I had to have an operation and the hospital ward I spent 24 hours on. On Tuesday the 23rd April I under went surgery where I was put under General anesthesia. If your unsure what General anesthesia is, it's … Continue reading My Operation – A fanny MOT!
Hey everyone welcome to part-two of my Tui holiday experience this part is all about the Tui rep! We normally shy away from the rep intro's because Well you've normally heard it all before - but this time round was different for some reason I felt like I need to go (always trust your … Continue reading My Tui experience as a wheelchair user on holiday.
New research out on just how bad the lack of accessible housing has become and what's needed to improve the situation. This is just another subject very close to my heart as a Disabled person myself the need to have a home that accessible and suitable for my needs being in a wheelchair is hugely … Continue reading Insight report ~ Habinteg.