I maybe one of the rare breeds of girls growing up that wasn't really interested in barbie dolls when I was younger, I was more an outdoorsy girl. I remember my grandparents having my aunties and mums old dolls in a little navy blue case but I never really had much interest they came out … Continue reading I have a wheelchair Barbie
Disclaimer: This is a paid post by AccessAble you can download their App by clicking this link Celebrating the success of women is exciting and powerful, shining a spotlight on the amazing women in the world. I like to think that I celebrate women every day, however, International Women’s Day on 8th March is a … Continue reading International women’s day
Is my marriage defined by my disability!? Even up to the day of saying I Do I asked hubby to be if he was totally sure that he wanted to marry me, not for your normal wedding jitter reasons like do you really love me, will you be fateful, this is forever questions. None of … Continue reading Our marriage & Muscular Dystrophy
Being disabled isn't always easy, it's very easy to look into others worlds these days and say, I wish my life was/Could be ........ Theses day's for people to compare themselves to others with online platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat. It's not unnatural to want to be someone else we spend our childhoods dreaming … Continue reading How to stop comparing yourself to others!
Say the word Included out loud ~ Now how easy was that to say!? but do you really feel it?? I'll totally hold my hand up (if I could!) and say; HELL NO! Why. Lots of reason by here just a few. Lets start with my favourite subject toilets ~ And the lack of facilities … Continue reading A world where I feel Included.
Your identity is everything it's the person you are, the person you identify with and when you lose your identity who are!? As humans in a complex world of boundaries and decisions, it's really not all that surprising that by trying to make sense of it all we put everyone and everything into groups, categories … Continue reading My Disability, My Identity
With a winter Love Island hours from taking over our lives; well mine at least I'm very much 'Hooked' I'm not ashamed to say it out loud I AM a total reality TV junkie; it's not even a guilty pleasure I Ab-so-flipping-lutely love it!! Tell me it's staged, scripted or not real I don't care, … Continue reading Love island and why I’m glad I don’t have to date in the Modern society!
Back in August the brown envelope of doom came throw my letter box (thanks Mr Postie!), I wasn't expecting it so at first my anxiety was fine then I opened it read the first few lines and boom the panic set in. Not going to lie how much fear the thought of the assessment process … Continue reading My personal Independence payment and decision