Why can’t I access a smear test?

Let’s talk…. This is a subject we need to talk more openly about, and that does mean ALL genders. it’s not a subject we should or can shy away from – yes it’s one of those taboo subjects that people in all walks of life struggle to talk about. The lack of access to smearContinue reading “Why can’t I access a smear test?”

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!”

My shoes are never dirty!

In a world that can feel like you’re not included we have to advocate for ourselves finding and invest our time in the little things that make us happy. I feel like I advocate for myself most days, I do still have my odd grumpy days but we all have moments right? While being positiveContinue reading “My shoes are never dirty!”

The ever changing life living with Muscular Dystrophy

Life can change in the flash of a moment. Something we learn to adapt to whether you are the picture of perfect health or living with a disability/impairment. My life is certainly no exception of this, life certainly isn’t predictable or come with a handbook to guide you through the timelines of life, it canContinue reading “The ever changing life living with Muscular Dystrophy”

Ending the stigma

There’s no question that the stigma towards disabled people is very prevalent within society. Whether it’s someone seeing you as inspirational porn or giving you unwarranted pity – and honestly, when is pity ever warranted. We have all had that one moment when you can feel that burning stare from someone you don’t know orContinue reading “Ending the stigma”

What my wheelchair has taught me about life.

Everyday is a life lesson some way or another. I have a rare form of Muscular Dystrophy a progressive muscle wasting condition I use a wheelchair 24/7, 365 days of the year unless we have a leap year of course. That has been my reality of more than two and a bit decades. But myContinue reading “What my wheelchair has taught me about life.”

Freedom is more than Just a state of mind, it’s my wheelchair

Independence. What does that one single word mean to you? Most people take their Independence for granted – that’s ok because not everyone will stop and think about how in their every day life they are free to make decisions and act on them. Like being thirsty their ability to make themselves a drink, annoyedContinue reading “Freedom is more than Just a state of mind, it’s my wheelchair”