The barriers we face as disabled people

Have you ever had a moment where your face tells a thousand stories, that real eye-rolling moment in a conversation when someone says ‘oh I know just how you feel I once had an injury and couldn’t do anything for weeks’, I don’t know about you but I can pretty much tell when someone isContinue reading “The barriers we face as disabled people”

BIG announcements for Changing Places

It would be pretty unusual if I didn’t talk about my favourite subject on today of all days Changing Places awareness day! My journey with Changing Places started with a blog I wrote in 2017 it seems like such a long time ago but in reality, it was 3 years ago. After reading a blogContinue reading “BIG announcements for Changing Places”

Using a disabled toilet when you don’t need to

Anyone that knows me, knows that my favourite subject is talking toilets yes it’s a strange subject to get my wheels excited about I know. But not just any old toilets you’ll find me normally talking about changing places but this time around I want to talk about all accessible toilets. And a subject thatContinue reading “Using a disabled toilet when you don’t need to”

I fight for disability rights for the future me’s

Growing up it was very much an non-disabled world from a child’s eyes, it wasn’t the topic of conversation over the dinner table and I think that’s how my mum wanted it to be, not for any reason of being ashamed but more to show my brother and myself that even though she had herContinue reading “I fight for disability rights for the future me’s”

Accessibility within your home.

I’ve written a few times about how not having an accessible home when you have a disability can be just as detrimental to your health as having a disability. Once you have an accessible home that works for you I.e wet room (walk in bathroom) wide doors, accessible kitchen with a rise and drop sidesContinue reading “Accessibility within your home.”

A beautiful home, A beautiful Accessible home

‘Building Better, Building Beautiful‘ These are the words the Government have used in a new report announced this week, MP Robert Jenrick even used the words ‘building beautiful must become the norm’. When I read the full report hoping that finally we were going to see the government stepping up, by seeing that accessible homesContinue reading “A beautiful home, A beautiful Accessible home”

Countdown to Christmas

The tree is up, I’m mostly done with all my Christmas shopping! Shopping; it’s something of a must at Christmas unless you’re Scrooge, picking out the right present for a fussy family member or finding the cheesiest present you can for your best friend, It can also be one of the most stressful times ofContinue reading “Countdown to Christmas”

Is feeling like a second class citizen ok!?

For me being disabled means a lot of things. It means I am reliant on my powered wheelchair to act as my legs for the rest of my life. It means I can often attend several hospital and physio appointments just in the space of a week. It means I use medical equipment to keepContinue reading “Is feeling like a second class citizen ok!?”