I can’t remember!

My body is forever changing as I get older. But not quite in the way you might be thinking. Everyone’s body changes in different ways, for instance; you might gain or lose a few pounds, your hair changes colour or becomes thinner, your complexion isn’t quite the same as when you was younger and yesContinue reading “I can’t remember!”

Living with Muscular Dystrophy, healthy choices are vital

Let’s be honest, we don’t always make the best choices. For instance I am a type two diabetic, I know what I should and shouldn’t eat but sometimes that overwhelming need to eat something that will send my blood sugar high knowing I will only end up with a headache from hell. Yep, only myselfContinue reading “Living with Muscular Dystrophy, healthy choices are vital”

Waving goodbye to 2021

Hi everyone, how has your festive season treated you – what did Santa bring you? – I don’t know about you, but I feel like I’ve eaten my body weight in food over the last few days. I have been a “fairly” good diabetic! As we all gear up to say our farewell’s to 2021,Continue reading “Waving goodbye to 2021”

A Christmas like no other!

Disclaimer: This is an article written for GM Coachwork, all words & experiences are the writers own. It’s that time of year again, I can’t believe we are weeks away from Christmas, it’s like I’ve blinked and all of a sudden it’s December – Time for me to go into hibernation! Even at 42, IContinue reading “A Christmas like no other!”

How do we view our identity?

We form our identity from the world around us. That includes factors like our relationships with parents, siblings, and friends, even the choices we make like what we wear and the food we eat, among other factors. What does that mean if you class yourself as having a disability or a disabled person does thatContinue reading “How do we view our identity?”

13 years to long!

Disclaimer: This is an article written for GM Coachwork, all words & experiences are the writers own. 60.9 miles (1 hour 12 minutes) that’s the distance between mother and daughter. It’s not oceans away or flights apart. But it is far enough away that my little go-kart (powered wheelchair) wouldn’t make it on it’s own.Continue reading “13 years to long!”

UKDHM – Sex, Relationships!

UK Disability History Month is upon us and never has disability inclusion been more important – in it’s 12th Year, 2021 is from 18th November till 18th December. It’s an annual event, which provides a platform to focus on the past and present history of disabled people’s fight for equality and human rights. Most ofContinue reading “UKDHM – Sex, Relationships!”

Disabled people struggling to hire carers & PA’s

This is a subject that doesn’t seem to disappear within the disabled and elderly community – the struggle to hire carers or PA’s to help with vital daily tasks. According to a report published in October, an estimated 70,000 care users employ around 100,000 live-in carers and personal assistants (PAs) through public funds, via aContinue reading “Disabled people struggling to hire carers & PA’s”