Choose to change!

It’s almost our day ladies! International Women’s Day is approaching that fast it’s tomorrow. While i think you should celebrate yourself every day, International Women’s Day is a great opportunity to reflect on being a woman while celebrating our achievements especially in a world that doesn’t really see us, disabled or not. This day isContinue reading “Choose to change!”

The value of having friends with Muscular Dystrophy

We all know the value and impact having great friends can have on your life – the ones that truly make a difference in your life weather it is putting the world to rights over a girly chat or watching football with the boys they are the ones you go to for advice but whatContinue reading “The value of having friends with Muscular Dystrophy”

Yes I am rare!

Have you heard of Rare Disease Day? No, well you’re in luck because it’s today. The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases, the campaign also seeks to raise awareness amongst policy makers, public authorities, industry representatives, researchers, health professionals and anyone whoContinue reading “Yes I am rare!”

Representation matters

Representation. As a disabled person I know what that one word means to me, but what does it mean to you? As human beings what we visually see can make a huge impact on our lives and if you’re visually impaired you rely on someone to describe what they are seeing, so what impact doesContinue reading “Representation matters”

Life lessons I’ve learnt being disabled

Spoiler alert: Being disabled means living in a society that wasn’t designed with mine or other disabled people’s needs in mind. That first sentence may sound rather harsh but in reality very true, there is no other way to describe it from a disabled person’s point of view – It can create difficult situations, andContinue reading “Life lessons I’ve learnt being disabled”

Mental health – let’s talk

Mental health is something that I have spoken about and been very open and honest about my own struggles but it has been awhile – Right now our mental health and wellbeing is a topic that we really need to be addressing, so with no better time like the present. Let’s talk. Unfortunately mental healthContinue reading “Mental health – let’s talk”

Love – what is love??

Well, guess what it’s Valentine’s Day‘ just in case you hadn’t noticed! The world of social media will be going into overdrive today – full of hearts, flowers, chocolates and people wishing their significant others a Happy Valentine’s Day. With the ‘I love you’s’ in full swing using this day to say how much theyContinue reading “Love – what is love??”

Muscular Dystrophy – keeping your muscles moving!

Exercising, easy right? – as simple as putting on your lycra outfit, sweat bands and saying ‘okay let’s do this’ with Olivia Newton-John ‘let’s get physical’ playing in the background. But how realistic is that for many disabled people right now? Especially at the moment if your unable to do any exercise or get outsideContinue reading “Muscular Dystrophy – keeping your muscles moving!”