It's often looked at when your bum sits in a wheelchair it's a negative thing by some non-disabled people, of course there are barriers and challenges everyday be silly not to say that, but focusing on the positives rather than the negatives. When life gives you lemons, make a gin and tonic and use the … Continue reading Benefits of being in 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.
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!
I've never shied away from the fact I've battled over the years with depression and anxiety, I am a working progress like most people are. I always feel I have to work that little bit harder having a Disabilty already having a rare form of Muscular Dystrophy a Progressive muscle wasting disorder comes with it's … Continue reading CBT Therapy
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.
My journey with diabetes even though it's only been a few months I've had to change my life in different ways from now stabbing my fingers twice a day to get my blood sugars, taking medication daily and most of all throwing everything I know about food out the window. After the initial shock and … Continue reading Aloe Vera and my Diabetes type 2
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!
Hey everyone welcome to part-two of my Tui holiday experience this part is all about the Tui rep! We normally shy away from the rep intro's because Well you've normally heard it all before - but this time round was different for some reason I felt like I need to go (always trust your … Continue reading My Tui experience as a wheelchair user on holiday.