Let's get though this together in a true old fashioned British way! It doesn't seem to matter where you look right now whether it's Switching on the TV opening up your Facebook, Instagram and Twitter app's o￼￼ur newsfeeds are full of one thing and one thing only ￼coronavirus￼￼ (COID-19). With the Government￼ ramping up ￼￼their … Continue reading Loneliness & isolation
In a world where we can be ANYTHING..... what do you choose?? ￼ If you've visited my page before you'll know I don't shy away from my own struggles with mental health￼￼￼￼, I've had this post sitting in my drafts for a while now waiting to be finished and with recent events ￼￼that have hit … Continue reading Be Kind
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
I've written a few times about how not having an accessible home when you have a disability can be just as detrimental to your health as having a disability. Once you have an accessible home that works for you I.e wet room (walk in bathroom) wide doors, accessible kitchen with a rise and drop sides … Continue reading Accessibility within your home.
'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.
This week the Department of Health and Social Care￼ announced the first round of funding of ￼£500.000 to be given to 10 NHS Trust Hospital in England to build Changing Places facilities￼. Is your local hospital on the list; • Hull University Te￼aching Hospital NHS Trust • University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation • Royal National … Continue reading Changing Places Toilets and Hospital
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.