Changing places – Guest post with Jen & Handsome Riley

Are you a parent?! Can you Imagine changing your baby/toddler on a public toilet floor that hosts hundreds of germs! Is your answer ‘hell no, that’s why there is baby changing areas available’. What about a Disabled child or adult why is it classed as acceptable to use a dirty toilet floor or not beContinue reading “Changing places – Guest post with Jen & Handsome Riley”

Thank you

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 giveContinue reading “Thank you”

From swollen feet to sexy feet ~ Lymphoedema

I don’t know any girl that doesn’t get over excited and fall in love with a pretty pair of shoes, I know I’m one. Up until 2 and half years ago pretty shoes where our of my reach and just there for me to admire wishing I could wear, both my feet where swollen andContinue reading “From swollen feet to sexy feet ~ Lymphoedema”

A wheelchair night at Chicheley Hall

There’s something exciting about packing a little suitcase for a night away somewhere new, so when the opportunity to spend the night at Chicheley Hall thanks to a family wedding my little suitcase was packed in my head ready to go. I’ve always said that great Britain has to offer most beautiful places and countrysideContinue reading “A wheelchair night at Chicheley Hall”

New found heroine – The Disabled Suffragette.

As this year marks a 100 years since women won the right to vote as I was reading about the suffragette I found a story about Rosa May Billinghurst the disabled suffragette and women’s rights activist she was known as the ‘cripple suffragette’ I found myself wanting to know more about Rosa may Billinghurst andContinue reading “New found heroine – The Disabled Suffragette.”

As my body changes, so do my needs.

As easy or hard it is sometimes for me to admit or come to turns with, my body is changing in more ways than one, some changes I can control other’s are just part of having and living with Muscular Dystrophy, it can sometimes feel very lonely going though those change’s when your living withContinue reading “As my body changes, so do my needs.”

Walking to wheelchair – my story of transitioning.

So I thought I’d talk about how I transitioned from walking full-time to being completely wheelchair bound. This is my personal story of how my mobility has been affected by the progression of FHL1 Gene mutation Muscular Dystrophy. Having grown up with my mum having the same disease, I’ve understood from a pretty young age thatContinue reading “Walking to wheelchair – my story of transitioning.”