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!
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
It's definitely not a post I'd ever expect to be writing. So here it is.... I've been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. It started when my blood sugars where flagged up after my operation I had back in April, sugar levels showing a high of 18 much higher than they should be, not sure whether … Continue reading Newly type 2 Diabetic!
This year I turned the big 40, I know, I know I don't look a day over 29! it had me thinking of all the things I've always said I wanted to do. Plus I’ve always been fascinated with the idea of having my own bucket list. I love reading everyone else’s and would always … Continue reading My Bucket list at 40!
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
Let's talk smear tests and well everything lady parts! Im going to do a two parter post, The why I had to have an operation and the hospital ward I spent 24 hours on. On Tuesday the 23rd April I under went surgery where I was put under General anesthesia. If your unsure what General anesthesia is, it's … Continue reading My Operation – A fanny MOT!
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.
New research out on just how bad the lack of accessible housing has become and what's needed to improve the situation. This is just another subject very close to my heart as a Disabled person myself the need to have a home that accessible and suitable for my needs being in a wheelchair is hugely … Continue reading Insight report ~ Habinteg.