13.9 million Disabled people in the UK. 1.8 million have an accessible housing need - 580 thousand are of working age. We’ve heard government saying like ‘Build better, build beautiful’ or the newest one ‘Build, build, build’. Remember the famous movie of a young farm girl, clicking the heels of her sparkling, ruby red slippers … Continue reading Accessible Housing needs
Lied to, lied about, disrespected in my own home, bullied, complaints brushed under the carpet, advised to email only not to call anymore. All made by one company that says and I quote "We provide High-Quality, outcome-led, services in wheelchair & Community equipment" . There is a huge misconception that most people believe that when … Continue reading You Stole My Legs
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
"Mental health matters" even more so today than ever before we need to protect our mental health, you will always have your sceptics that say it's just load rubbish man/women up your being dramatic there's nothing wrong with you! DON'T listen and don't try to reason with them it's not going to help your mental … Continue reading Celebrating kindness ~ Mental Health
This post is in collaboration with Femme Luxe Finery who kindly gifted me the pieces featured from their loungewear collection. All words and opinions are my own. Being a wheelchair user due to having muscular dystrophy a Progressive muscle wasting condition It’s hard to find a comfy outfit that works well for comfort as well … Continue reading Loungewear in a wheelchair
When will it end!? The question on everyone's mind. Although we have no idea when lockdown will finish for some of you it will end sooner than for some of us in the disability and shielded Community that may not happen until a vaccine has been found which could take until next year. However. I'm … Continue reading Feeling anxious about returning back to normal!!
Hey everyone welcome back. Having a disability I'm just the same as everyone else some days I can sit and procrastinate trying to find that motivation, thinking about that one thing I really need to get done but just cant find that extra push to get it done, however. Being in isolation with not much … Continue reading 5 ways to motivate yourself
Welcome back everyone and if this is your first time hey there! Hope you're all staying safe and well in this difficult time. I've spoken in the past about self-care and why it's so important, everyday should be a self-care day, however. I completely understand right now it's very hard to focus on yourself because … Continue reading Self-Care Sunday