Rejections; an emotion that's never top of our list to feel. You have all kinds of rejections from a job you wanted but didn't get to a partner or friend, then the rejection I'm feeling from a parent. No matter what type of rejection it is it's never easy. I don't know if it's just … Continue reading The feeling of rejection!
There's a saying that 'life begins at 40'. As my birthday looms closer I'm thinking more and more about turning the big 4-0. But what does turning 40 mean to me as a disabled woman?. With life expectancy on the increase these days due to advances in medicine and technology, more of us can expect … Continue reading Turning 40 as a disabled woman.
Did you know that An estimated 1 in 4 people in the UK alone experience a mental health problem each year, the most common of which are forms of depression, stress, and anxiety. This time of year can be festive and cheery for some people but for others it can trigger unwanted and misunderstood feeling … Continue reading Tips for Christmas & your mental health.
A quote "Circus Starr - the Circus with a purpose" And how true is this quote - circus Starr goes above and beyond to make everyone feel included from wheelchair users like myself to the visually impaired with auto descript headphones. It's been a few weeks now since I went to see Circus Starr i … Continue reading Roll up, roll up! Circus Starr has come to Milton Keynes!
It's been a few months now since I join up with a group of girl-friends to start our own twitter group called MDbloggersCrew, and so far it's been truly amazing being apart of something that's not only brings you closer as friends it's also very magical to watching something you've helped create grow as each … Continue reading Friendships can be Powerful & Magical!!
Elderly and vulnerable people are being duped into handing over thousands of pounds for overpriced mobility aids. - Quote by BBC Rogue Traders Trying before you buy - wouldn't we all love to do this with everything we wanted to buy; This is just what some companies offer the vulnerable, staying in the comfort of your … Continue reading The hard sell – A salesman’s pitch to the elderly & vulnerable!
I've always said I'm not defined by my Wheelchair - now I've not changed my mind I still feel the same way. But, I was reading something the other day on Identities and it got me thinking about just how I identify myself and what my identity means to me. My identity is important to … Continue reading My disability, how does it define me, being me!
Did you know the relationship you set yourself has a massive part in setting the tone for every other relationship you have? Crazy right and deep I know, that's some serious power you hold in your hands probably best to use it wisely. Who you surround yourself with has a massive role to play too, … Continue reading Self-love – it’s not selfish, it’s ‘necessary’
Have you ever thought what the word Independence means to you!? · Freedom · Choice Or something completely different!? For me the word Independence is just a word, a word I feel I'm constantly chasing and battling with, It's a word that in some ways doesn't apply to me all the time. As … Continue reading A quest for more independence!
I'd never heard of the neater arm supports or the neater eater before, so was super excited but a little nervous at the same time as arm strength isn't as good as it was a few years back, but me being me I'm always up for trying anything once (within reason of course not about … Continue reading Test driving the Robotic arms