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. Lot￼s 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￼￼￼￼
Living with a disability can mean a whole mixture of things; but yes, you actually do have a disability or a list as long as your arm, you find ways of adapting your life and how you do things. One big down side of having a disability you also have to handle how others comment … Continue reading I’m not a wheelchair!
Having a Disabilty I've found people are always have a natural Curiosity to how I do things, over the years of having a muscular dystrophy a Progressive condition I've adapted many times over the years how I do certain things! A while back my fab friend Fi from Life of an Ambitious Turtle wrote a great post … Continue reading 5 Things I Do Differently Living With Muscular Dystrophy