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
Wow!! A year ago today I took the plunge to start my blogging what started as Kerry Thompson later on I changed to My Life, Kerry's Way. Looking back at my first attempt of the big world of blogging not knowing what I was doing or where I really wanted it to go, after I ummed and … Continue reading 1st year blogiversary
So I thought I’d talk about how I transitioned from walking full-time to being completely wheelchair bound. This is my personal story of how my mobility has been affected by the progression of FHL1 Gene mutation Muscular Dystrophy. Having grown up with my mum having the same disease, I've understood from a pretty young age that … Continue reading Walking to wheelchair – my story of transitioning.
One of my most favourite times of the year Halloween, as witching hour looms closer I get more excited of all the spooky movies I can veg out and watch back to back my most favourite ones aren't that spooky but I love them all the same, hocus Pocus and Practical Magic plus you can't … Continue reading Halloween – Things that go bump in the night
what do you see when you look at me!? someone who alway's has a smile and looks like they have everything under control or someone who doesn't!? It's mental health awareness day So here's me laying it bare for all to read, I've not always been very open about my depression or anxiety, to look … Continue reading Laying it bare.
It's crazy to think that this funny looking green plant has so many healing ways, We've all heard of the aloe vera plant it really wouldn't surprise me if you have a plant called vera tucked away on a window sill somewhere, I was first introduced to this healing wonder by my mummy, "I've got … Continue reading How Aloe Vera help’s me
I’ve not been disabled my entire life, Some people’s responses are often different some positive some sound condescending. I'm not one to generally bring up in conversation about being disabled with new groups of people, not because it bothers me more because it can create an awkward atmosphere for others. people can give you the "aww … Continue reading Being proud of who you are.