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!
Living with a disability can come with many challenges that can be mentally challenging to live with, but saying that it doesn’t mean you can't or shouldn’t be happy within yourself or that you should let your disablity stop you from achieveing your ambitions/goals. People can be quick to think that every disabled person is … Continue reading Embracing your Disability!
When I started writing at a time in my life where I was struggling mentally, it became a way for me to express my feelings without the sense of worry of telling someone else about how I feel. I found comfort in writing my feelings down in black and white, I've come to realise it helps … Continue reading How writing helps my mental health
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
I was nominated by Donné from diary of amadtired woman for the Liebster Award. Thank you so much Donné I am truly honored and humbled that you thought of me! THE LIEBSTER AWARD RULES1. Acknowledge the blog that gave it to you and display the award 2. Answer 11 questions that the blogger gives you 3. … Continue reading Liebster Award
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!?
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.