With Christmas Day only 7 days away it's so easy to get wrapped up in hustle and bustle of the Christmas countdown, Finalising all your upcoming festivities ￼￼Christmas day, Boxing Day getting excited about spending time with family/friends. What happens when you have no- one, no family/friends that will pop in or invite you round … Continue reading Lonely This Christmas
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 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.
I don't know is how many times I've looked at the title thinking how do I even start writing this, as I'm struggling verbally with my words and anyone that knows me knows I definitely don't struggle with words! I've been sitting (pun intended) on this little secret for a few weeks now, I was … Continue reading 2019 Shaw Trust Disability Power 100 List
It doesn't matter whether your able-bodied or disabled you want to look your best or at least half decent. The Daily routine wake up, get up, shower, wash hair, dry hair, get dressed, make up Job done! Easy right. Now that was my routine when I was able-bodied now let's compare that to my reality … Continue reading Trying to look good in a wheelchair!
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
When I started writing at a time in my life where I was struggling mentally, it became a way for me to express my feelings without the sense of worry of telling someone else about how I feel. I found comfort in writing my feelings down in black and white, I've come to realise it helps … Continue reading How writing helps my mental health
With the world of social media growing on a regular basis, You'll find millions of people use media platforms as a way of voicing their opinions, stay in touch With friends and family or a way for disabled people to interact with people that have the same disabilities. However, as well as the bright side … Continue reading Social media the light and dark side!
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!