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
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.
I honestly can't believe we have hit December, the final month of the year, already. Christmas is quite literally around the corner and it doesn’t seem like two minutes since last Christmas! Does anybody else feel the same? This year though I have a very different feeling going into December I don’t feel particularly organised … Continue reading December is here!
Is it just me or is this year flying by?? IT’S OCTOBER.... Crazy right?! As much as I love summer I do get a little excited about the Autumn months it will always be one of my favourite seasons, not because of the colder weather change and early darker nights.but because It’s just so beautiful. … Continue reading 16 things I love about October!
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!
When your Disabled there's certain things you see and hear people say like 'Oh <insert persons name here> is so lovely despite their disability'. As someone who identifies themselves as being disabled, that one word, 'despite' kinda makes me a little crazy. Why can't we just be lovely? What does anyone's disability have to do … Continue reading 10 reason I’m pretty awesome because of my disability – not despite it!
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’
Thank you for the sacrifices you make, thank you for the things you do even when I know you don't want to, thank you for being my rock when times are hard, thank you for being my best friend, thank you for sometimes being the voice of reason, thank you for the laughter you give … Continue reading Thank you