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”

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”

A wheelchair night at Chicheley Hall

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 countrysideContinue reading “A wheelchair night at Chicheley Hall”

New found heroine – The Disabled Suffragette.

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 andContinue reading “New found heroine – The Disabled Suffragette.”

As my body changes, so do my needs.

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 withContinue reading “As my body changes, so do my needs.”

Walking to wheelchair – my story of transitioning.

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 thatContinue reading “Walking to wheelchair – my story of transitioning.”