I don’t know about all of you - I sometimes have this overwhelming urge to shout ‘Hello, I’m still here’ I’m not invisible while frantically waving my arms in the air - well, if that was at all possible, I’ll need to rope in one of my PA’s to do that part! I’ve openly said … Continue reading I want to scream I’m still here!
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, annoyed … Continue reading Freedom is more than Just a state of mind, it’s my wheelchair
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 that … Continue reading Using a disabled toilet when you don’t need to
Ever looked at an item thinking I can totally find that cheaper elsewhere or online - every penny helps right?. But what if you already know it won’t be cheaper elsewhere but it’s something you need to help keep your Independence. Society seems to have this deluded conception that when you have a disability everything … Continue reading Having a disability comes with a big price tag.
Sunday seems to come around so quickly again only feels like yesterday I was saying ‘Hi how are you, it’s Sunday AGAIN!’ During the last few months i have had waves of different emotions; as I am sure most of you have been feeling too, but this past week I have struggled with whether I … Continue reading A different world
Welcome back everyone and not forgetting all you newbies also. Hi how are ya? Last week I wrote about my shocking experience with my local wheelchair services AJM Healthcare over a two year period to the present day, since then I have been inundated with messages and comments from other wheelchair uses about their own … Continue reading A broken system
Lied to, lied about, disrespected in my own home, bullied, complaints brushed under the carpet, advised to email only not to call anymore. All made by one company that says and I quote "We provide High-Quality, outcome-led, services in wheelchair & Community equipment" . There is a huge misconception that most people believe that when … Continue reading You Stole My Legs
I've said it many times before the disability world is very much a second thought and forgotten world. It's a subject I probably should have written about long before now, so why haven't I!? probably because when you spend so much time fighting for the simplest of things like going to the toilet you live … Continue reading A forgotten world