Changing Places Toilets Campaign – And House of commons

On Wednesday 24th June was a massive stepping stone was made for the changing places toilets campaign a new bill has PASSED the 1st round in the house of Commons. How did this happen. A Ten Minute Rule Bill on changing places toilets was introduced by Paula Sherriff MP who did an amazing speech aboutContinue reading “Changing Places Toilets Campaign – And House of commons”

Test driving the Robotic arms

I’d never heard of the neater arm supports or the neater eater before, so was super excited but a little nervous at the same time as arm strength isn’t as good as it was a few years back, but me being me I’m always up for trying anything once (within reason of course not aboutContinue reading “Test driving the Robotic arms”

15 things I’ve been asked as a Disabled person.

If you don’t know me I’m quite a sarcastic/witty person thats always the first to take the Micky out of myself (I.e blonde and disabled you have no hope!!)  So when it comes to things people say to me I’ve never got my wheels in a twist over it.   I’ve been wheelchair depended forContinue reading “15 things I’ve been asked as a Disabled person.”

Housing crisis

As you would have seen in the news reports over the last week it’s suddenly dawned on the able-bodied world that there is a massive shortage in suitable housing for disabled people. Unfortunately this isn’t as much of a surprise to us that are disabled we have known this for years.  It’s been called theContinue reading “Housing crisis”

Should I share!?

If you didn’t already know mental health awareness week is coming up 14th-20th May (in the uk) I sometimes wonder if me sharing my world is a good idea!? Does anyone really want to know the ins and outs of my life no matter how good or bad, but then do I sit in silent!?Continue reading “Should I share!?”

Accessibility issues within NHS hospital’s for Disabled patience.

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 ofContinue reading “Accessibility issues within NHS hospital’s for Disabled patience.”

Changing places – Guest post with Jen & Handsome Riley

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 beContinue reading “Changing places – Guest post with Jen & Handsome Riley”

Thank you

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 giveContinue reading “Thank you”