This week is national Carers’ Week and the theme is ‘Making Carers Visible’. Did you know there is an estimated 6.5m people in the UK who care for a family or friend with a disability, mental or physical illness. All while being classed as being ‘unpaid’. Yes some may receive carers allowance at less than … Continue reading Brightly making carers visible
I've said it many times before the disability world is very much a second thought and forgotten world. It's a subject I probably should have written about long before now, so why haven't I!? probably because when you spend so much time fighting for the simplest of things like going to the toilet you live … Continue reading A forgotten world
Right now we are spending more time at home than we've ever done before, but for some disabled people this is something relatively normal to them spending endless hours and days suck at home looking at the same four walls. I've spoken on several occasions about accessibility within the home being a disabled person myself … Continue reading Lockdown, Living in an Accessible home
Beginning another week in lock-down can be super tough on your mental health especially being Easter weekend and ordinarily we would of spent it enjoying the beautiful weather we've had probably would've been so much easier if it packed it down with rain! One of the biggest battles we face is our own thoughts especially … Continue reading Starting a new week.
Welcome back. well we've made it though another week I hope your all doing well! In this current situation it's easy to start feeling like the walls are closer than normal being at home or you could be totally taking this all in your stride and getting all those odd 'I've been meaning to do … Continue reading Things to keep you Occupied at home
Day 3 of lockdown for some people Weeks 2 for disabled people While we're in the thick of a global pandemic life as we once knew it seems like a distant past time. With washing your hands more going to be the new norm our routines will drastically change from now on. The government have … Continue reading The importance of self-care in isolation
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 our newsfeeds are full of one thing and one thing only coronavirus (COID-19). With the Government ramping up their … Continue reading Loneliness & isolation
Is my marriage defined by my disability!? Even up to the day of saying I Do I asked hubby to be if he was totally sure that he wanted to marry me, not for your normal wedding jitter reasons like do you really love me, will you be fateful, this is forever questions. None of … Continue reading Our marriage & Muscular Dystrophy