Muscular Dystrophy – keeping your muscles moving!

Exercising, easy right? – as simple as putting on your lycra outfit, sweat bands and saying ‘okay let’s do this’ with Olivia Newton-John ‘let’s get physical’ playing in the background. But how realistic is that for many disabled people right now? Especially at the moment if your unable to do any exercise or get outsideContinue reading “Muscular Dystrophy – keeping your muscles moving!”

I can now see an end

I am going to try and keep this as short and sweet as i can because i know there are still so many disabled and non-disabled people waiting for the vaccine and i know from my own experience as much as i was delighted to see so many friends get their jab date it wasContinue reading “I can now see an end”

Lessons we shouldn’t forget

Like most in the disabled community I have not stopped shielding throughout this pandemic – but amongst the unforgettable tragedies there have been some valuable lessons that hopefully won’t be lost or forgotten. It’s important to remember that the 13.9 million disabled people living in the UK have been adapting their lives for many yearsContinue reading “Lessons we shouldn’t forget”

I’m Kerry get me out of here!

In the words of Ant and Dec ‘Get me outta here’ It’s been 290 days since I left my home – you could mistake the beginning of this sentence for a meeting declaring my addiction to my home and to be completely honest you wouldn’t be far off the truth, my home has become myContinue reading “I’m Kerry get me out of here!”

Using a disabled toilet when you don’t need to

Anyone that knows me, knows that my favourite subject is talking toilets yes it’s a strange subject to get my wheels excited about I know. But not just any old toilets you’ll find me normally talking about changing places but this time around I want to talk about all accessible toilets. And a subject thatContinue reading “Using a disabled toilet when you don’t need to”

Brightly making carers visible

This week is national Carers’ Week and the theme is ‘Making Carers Visible’. Did you know there is an estimated 6.5m people in the UK who care for a family or friend with a disability, mental or physical illness. All while being classed as being ‘unpaid’. Yes some may receive carers allowance at less thanContinue reading “Brightly making carers visible”

Hanging out at home

Hey everyone welcome back, how are you doing? Adjusting to hanging out at home!? Even after this weeks announcement I know a few of us have made the decision to still stay in the safety of our own homes. Over the past 12 or so weeks I have been ask this question a lot soContinue reading “Hanging out at home”

Quarantine Brain

Welcome back, can you believe it’s Sunday already the weeks seem to be flying by! Have you ever wheeled/walked into a room to forget why? Misplaced an item to many times or just struggling to focus on a single task at time. Yes yes and absolutely I will totally hold my hands up more soContinue reading “Quarantine Brain”