International women’s day

After taking a few weeks off writing – it felt only right to come back on International women’s day. International Women’s Day takes place on the 8th March annually to celebrate the achievements of women, to raise awareness against bias and to inspire and empower us all to take action for equality. The theme forContinue reading “International women’s day”

A night of glitz and glam – National Diversity Awards

A night I will never forget! You might be thinking. How did Kerry get to go to the UK’s premier diversity awards or what an earth is she talking about I have never heard of the National diversity Awards before just now! From the moment the email pinged into my inbox. ‘Heading ‘Evidence: The NationalContinue reading “A night of glitz and glam – National Diversity Awards”

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!”