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”

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”