Let's face it not many people love being in hospital at the best of times it's not the most dignifying or pleasant experience sometimes, but being in hospital isn't easy when you have Muscular Dystrophy or any other disability for that matter the whole experience from start to finish can bring a whole host of … Continue reading Accessibility issues within NHS hospital’s for Disabled patience
Are you a parent?! Can you Imagine changing your baby/toddler on a public toilet floor that hosts hundreds of germs! Is your answer 'hell no, that's why there is baby changing areas available'. What about a Disabled child or adult why is it classed as acceptable to use a dirty toilet floor or not be … Continue reading Changing places – guest blog with Jen & Handsome Riley
Thank you for the sacrifices you make, thank you for the things you do even when I know you don't want to, thank you for being my rock when times are hard, thank you for being my best friend, thank you for sometimes being the voice of reason, thank you for the laughter you give … Continue reading Thank you
It's now been over a month since I came out of Milton Keynes university hospital after spending 3 weeks In their care, it's been a struggle adapting back into home life, finding the energy to be stood up and being put into my chair has been hard work let alone getting washed and dressed I … Continue reading I’ve never been this ill before even with having Muscular Dystrophy
I don't know any girl that doesn't get over excited and fall in love with a pretty pair of shoes, I know I'm one. Up until 2 and half years ago pretty shoes where our of my reach and just there for me to admire wishing I could wear, both my feet where swollen and … Continue reading From swollen feet to sexy feet…
There’s something exciting about packing a little suitcase for a night away somewhere new, so when the opportunity to spend the night at Chicheley Hall thanks to a family wedding my little suitcase was packed in my head ready to go. I've always said that great Britain has to offer most beautiful places and countryside … Continue reading A wheelchair night at Chicheley Hall
As this year marks a 100 years since women won the right to vote as I was reading about the suffragette I found a story about Rosa May Billinghurst the disabled suffragette and women's rights activist she was known as the 'cripple suffragette' I found myself wanting to know more about Rosa may Billinghurst and … Continue reading New found heroine – The Disabled Suffragette.
We all love a good sunny holiday abroad so it shouldn't be any different for anyone in a wheelchair, unfortunately holiday's can go terribly wrong no matter how much you put your trust and faith into the travel agent/company you book with. So every now and then you find yourself in battle with a company … Continue reading My Loveholidays.com experience
As easy or hard it is sometimes for me to admit or come to turns with, my body is changing in more ways than one, some changes I can control other's are just part of having and living with Muscular Dystrophy, it can sometimes feel very lonely going though those change's when your living with … Continue reading As my body changes, so do my needs.
As lovely as it's been to sit back and relax over the Christmas period, there needs to be a time where you have to get back to reality put the tree away for another year, start planning the next 12 months. And of course let's no forget It's that time of year where all you … Continue reading Christmas is over – new year has started