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
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
For a long time it's just been hubby and I plodding along together as a team, but having a Progressive muscle wasting disease called muscular dystrophy, my body changes year by year, it can sometimes be hard on a relationship/marriage with me constantly needing help with everyday tasks like dressing, washing even going to the … Continue reading When it all goes wrong with a personal care Assistant!
I was extremely lucky to get to write for Disability Living here's what I wrote for them. Adding to my accessible home post! Many of us fondly remember the image of a young farm girl, clicking the heels of her sparkling, ruby red slippers and longingly chanting the words, “There’s no place like home, there’s … Continue reading No place like an Accessible home!
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!
Some Disabilities are in plan site to the naked eye, like mine for instance when you see me the first thing you see isn't my dazzling smile; it's my wheelchair. Then you have those with health conditions that can't be seen to the naked eye. Those disabilities are called invisible. You may not be able … Continue reading Invisible disabilities.
In aid of Changing Places Awareness Day 19th July 2019 This will be my 3rd year celebrating the world of changing places, it's definitely been named by my husband, family and friends as my favourite subject to talk about! I kinda fell into Campaigning about changing Places toilets by mistake after reading an amazing blog … Continue reading Changing places and why I started campaigning!
I've had many trips and sleep overs (hubby likes to say I abandon him) at Milton Keynes university hospital in many different wards but it was my first experience staying on the high dependency unit. Due to an operation i underwent in April of this year I call it my fanny MOT. After my fanny … Continue reading HDU Ward 6 – Milton Keynes university hospital