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 … Continue reading Countdown to Christmas
Back in August the brown envelope of doom came throw my letter box (thanks Mr Postie!), I wasn't expecting it so at first my anxiety was fine then I opened it read the first few lines and boom the panic set in. Not going to lie how much fear the thought of the assessment process … Continue reading My personal Independence payment and decision￼￼￼￼
Living with a disability can mean a whole mixture of things; but yes, you actually do have a disability or a list as long as your arm, you find ways of adapting your life and how you do things. One big down side of having a disability you also have to handle how others comment … Continue reading I’m not a wheelchair!
A lot of information that's put out into the world is about the stigma wheelchair users face. I myself have written the dramas of getting a new wheelchair or not being able to access the simplest ￼things like restaurant's, toilets or Cinemas. As much as it's true and very common theses days to read the … Continue reading Giving a positive message for new wheelchair users
It doesn't matter whether your able-bodied or disabled you want to look your best or at least half decent. The Daily routine wake up, get up, shower, wash hair, dry hair, get dressed, make up Job done! Easy right. Now that was my routine when I was able-bodied now let's compare that to my reality … Continue reading Trying to look good in a wheelchair!
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
With the world of social media growing on a regular basis, You'll find millions of people use media platforms as a way of voicing their opinions, stay in touch With friends and family or a way for disabled people to interact with people that have the same disabilities. However, as well as the bright side … Continue reading Social media the light and dark side!
For me being disabled means a lot of things. It means I am reliant on my powered wheelchair to act as my legs for the rest of my life. It means I can often attend several hospital and physio appointments just in the space of a week. It means I use medical equipment to keep … Continue reading Is feeling like a second class citizen ok!?
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.
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!