Ableism This is definitely a word I’m seeing pop up more and more, but this word has always been lurking in the corners as if it’s waiting to say ‘remember me’. It has played a very significant role in all of my life even before I was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy because I grow up … Continue reading Are you being Ableist – And don’t even know it.
It would be pretty unusual if I didn’t talk about my favourite subject on today of all days Changing Places awareness day! My journey with Changing Places started with a blog I wrote in 2017 it seems like such a long time ago but in reality, it was 3 years ago. After reading a blog … Continue reading BIG announcements for Changing Places
Hey everyone! I’ve been lucky enough to be a part of this project with Tesco since the beginning, being able to share my story that’s not all that different to the 1/4 million other disabled people and their families stories so it’s amazing to be able to write this post and share with you all … Continue reading List of Tesco Changing Places
Anyone that knows me, knows that my favourite subject is talking toilets yes it’s a strange subject to get my wheels excited about I know. But not just any old toilets you’ll find me normally talking about changing places but this time around I want to talk about all accessible toilets. And a subject that … Continue reading Using a disabled toilet when you don’t need to
This week is the end of diabetes awareness week so, I want to raise awareness of this condition and how you can live a normal life while managing your symptoms. Last year I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes it was a shock at first but I have learned I can manage it with careful … Continue reading Diabetes & Me
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. Lots 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.
The tree is up, I'm mostly done with all my Christmas shopping! Shopping; it's something of a must at Christmas unless you're Scrooge, picking out the right present for a fussy family member or finding the cheesiest present you can for your best friend, It can also be one of the most stressful times of … Continue reading Countdown to Christmas
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.