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￼￼￼￼
In aid of Changing Places Awareness Day 19th July 2019 This will be my 3rd year celebrating the world of changing places, it's definitely been named by my husband, family and friends as my favourite subject to talk about! I kinda fell into Campaigning about changing Places toilets by mistake after reading an amazing blog … Continue reading Changing places and why I started campaigning!
I've had many trips and sleep overs (hubby likes to say I abandon him) at Milton Keynes university hospital in many different wards but it was my first experience staying on the high dependency unit. Due to an operation i underwent in April of this year I call it my fanny MOT. After my fanny … Continue reading HDU Ward 6 – Milton Keynes university hospital
I like my Life to be full of smiles and laughter... But I want to share apart of my life I don’t normally show everyone, not because I'm ashamed or scared of what others may say, And I'm definitely not looking for any sympathy as this is my life and I'm ok with that it's … Continue reading My Cough Assist machine
The day has finally arrived where I can share with the world, shout it from the roof tops... YES it's true I've been keeping a big secret since June 2018, As much as it was going to kill me to keep this secret I knew I had to, it was far to important to risk … Continue reading My secret with Tesco supermarket!!
Well can you believe we are just about to wave goodbye to 2018 going into 2019 or maybe some people are sticking their fingers up to it!. it doesn't feel real anyone else feel that way? where did this year go!? My 2018 break down 2018 started with a beautiful family wedding, but unfortunately it … Continue reading Reflection on 2018
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.
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!!
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!