A real sh*ty reminder

Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blogger’s own. Several times over the past few weeks, i can safely say I’ve had a real toilet slap in the face reminder, why it’s so vital to have access to a crazy thing like a ‘toilet’. As a campaigner you feel likeContinue reading “A real sh*ty reminder”

Calling on all Local Authorities.

Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blogger’s own. “Life changing” Would these two words automatically pop to mind when thinking or talking about a toilets? My guess is probably not and why would they – the ‘call of nature’ is a natural bodily function that happens multiple times aContinue reading “Calling on all Local Authorities.”

National Disability Strategy – does and will it make difference?

It’s been nearly two weeks since the launch of the National Disability Strategy – this long-awaited strategy, named by the Prime Minister ‘most ambitious endeavor on disability in a generation’. How has this long-awaited supposed “game changer” been received with a muted response from charities and other organisations that represent the interests of 14.1 millionContinue reading “National Disability Strategy – does and will it make difference?”

The taboos around disability and sex!

I’m going to keep with the theme of taboo subjects when it comes to disability – last week I spoke about ‘talking about disability seen as a taboo subject’ the week it sex and disabled people! Why? Because sex seems to be one of the top questions on some people’s minds when having a conversationContinue reading “The taboos around disability and sex!”

Talking about disability seen as a taboo topic!

Hi my name is Kerry. And yes, I am a disabled woman. And no, I’m not a taboo topic. An estimated 14 million disabled people in the UK, and yet talking about disability is still seen as a taboo topic in 2021. So is it really surprising that feelings of awkwardness is involved on bothContinue reading “Talking about disability seen as a taboo topic!”

Who are you?

How would you respond if I asked, “Who are you?” While the question may seem simple, it can also be a deceiving and complex one. You would of course answer to the best of your ability, the same as I would, but if for argument sake what if I also offered “what ifs.” For instance,Continue reading “Who are you?”

Facing the physical transitions

Transitions are a part of life from the moment we’re born. We go through puberty as teenagers and our bodies change. We move out of our parents’ place to go to university or start a new job. We get older, some of us have kids, and our perspectives change. When living with Muscular Dystrophy weContinue reading “Facing the physical transitions”

How to avoid falls

Some of you may have experienced a drunken fall on a night out, managed to get up, brush yourself down and move on with barely any scrapes or bruises. I may not have fallen in years, but I can still very clearly remember every fall I had. Where it was and how much time itContinue reading “How to avoid falls”