Is my marriage defined by my disability!? Even up to the day of saying I Do I asked hubby to be if he was totally sure that he wanted to marry me, not for your normal wedding jitter ￼reasons like do you really love me, will you be fateful, this is forever questions. None of … Continue reading Our marriage & Muscular Dystrophy
Hey Everyone welcome back! What does the title mean to you? 'How to you the best version of ourselves' ￼. I try to work on myself as regularly as I can as it's always good to check in on yourself and learn, especially living with mental health checking in on yourself is definitely ￼a good … Continue reading How to be the Best version of yourself
Mindfulness it's about knowing directly￼what 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
'Building Better, Building Beautiful' These are the words the Government have used in a new report announced ￼￼this week, MP Robert Jenrick even used the words 'building beautiful must become the norm'. When I read the full report hoping that finally we were going to see the government stepping up, by seeing that accessible homes … Continue reading A beautiful home, A beautiful Accessible home
Say the word Included out loud ~ Now how easy was that to say!? but do you really feel it?? I'll totally hold my hand up (if I could!) and say; HELL NO! Why. Lot￼s of reason by here just a few. Lets start with my favourite subject toilets ~ And the lack of facilities … Continue reading A world where I feel Included.
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
Living with a disability can mean a whole mixture of things; but yes, you actually do have a disability or a list as long as your arm, you find ways of adapting your life and how you do things. One big down side of having a disability you also have to handle how others comment … Continue reading I’m not a wheelchair!
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.
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