13 years to long!

Disclaimer: This is an article written for GM Coachwork, all words & experiences are the writers own. 60.9 miles (1 hour 12 minutes) that’s the distance between mother and daughter. It’s not oceans away or flights apart. But it is far enough away that my little go-kart (powered wheelchair) wouldn’t make it on it’s own.Continue reading “13 years to long!”

UKDHM – Sex, Relationships!

UK Disability History Month is upon us and never has disability inclusion been more important – in it’s 12th Year, 2021 is from 18th November till 18th December. It’s an annual event, which provides a platform to focus on the past and present history of disabled people’s fight for equality and human rights. Most ofContinue reading “UKDHM – Sex, Relationships!”

Disabled people struggling to hire carers & PA’s

This is a subject that doesn’t seem to disappear within the disabled and elderly community – the struggle to hire carers or PA’s to help with vital daily tasks. According to a report published in October, an estimated 70,000 care users employ around 100,000 live-in carers and personal assistants (PAs) through public funds, via aContinue reading “Disabled people struggling to hire carers & PA’s”

AccessAble – An Accessibility Guide

AccessAble App/Website – an accessibility guide that could change your life! Going out is as simple as picking a place, grabbing your keys, purse/Wallet maybe a jacketed if it’s chilly. Oh how I/many would love to say yes this is totally what happens. Being disabled you become a master planner. Research can be key toContinue reading “AccessAble – An Accessibility Guide”

Writing on egg shells’ – impact of online trolls

*Some of the subject matter in this blog readers may find triggering. This is an article I wrote for Leonard Cheshire. When I started my blog, ‘My Life Kerry’s Way’, it never crossed my mind that I would receive negative or hateful comments just because I’m disabled and sharing my journey. I am all forContinue reading “Writing on egg shells’ – impact of online trolls”

Let’s not pretend disability simulation works and is okay!

Wheels in uproar. Last week my eyes where in disbelief at what I was reading and I wasn’t alone! Did you hear about the ‘A Day In My Wheels Challenge’ TV presenter Lorraine Keane and 25-strong group made up of celebrities, businesspeople and politicians took part in the 24 hour challenge – Keane wanted toContinue reading “Let’s not pretend disability simulation works and is okay!”

The Effects of Guilt on My Body and Mind

Would it surprise you if I was to say the most basic emotions related to Muscular Dystrophy (MD) and other chronic illnesses was Guilt. We all know that Guilt occurs when a person feels regret or shame in response to their actions (or inactions) in a particular situation. The feeling that they have gone againstContinue reading “The Effects of Guilt on My Body and Mind”

Highways England: Access Guides for Motorway Services

Disclaimer: This post is a paid partnership with AccessAble & National Highways. As always, my comments are honest and entirely my own. Accessibility, Diversity, Inclusion. Every now and then I need to pinch myself – finding my voice and a real passion, for not just sharing my world living as a disabled person, but beingContinue reading “Highways England: Access Guides for Motorway Services”