Let’s go thunders!

And, just like that the inner cheerleader was out – I was just missing the pom-poms! When the opportunity presented itself though Milton Keynesia Magazine to go watch the MK Thunders play the Jets from Slough, my pink winter coat was ready for a night at the ice rink. I haven’t been to an iceContinue reading “Let’s go thunders!”

A night of glitz and glam – National Diversity Awards

A night I will never forget! You might be thinking. How did Kerry get to go to the UK’s premier diversity awards or what an earth is she talking about I have never heard of the National diversity Awards before just now! From the moment the email pinged into my inbox. ‘Heading ‘Evidence: The NationalContinue reading “A night of glitz and glam – National Diversity Awards”

I can’t remember!

My body is forever changing as I get older. But not quite in the way you might be thinking. Everyone’s body changes in different ways, for instance; you might gain or lose a few pounds, your hair changes colour or becomes thinner, your complexion isn’t quite the same as when you was younger and yesContinue reading “I can’t remember!”

Waving goodbye to 2021

Hi everyone, how has your festive season treated you – what did Santa bring you? – I don’t know about you, but I feel like I’ve eaten my body weight in food over the last few days. I have been a “fairly” good diabetic! As we all gear up to say our farewell’s to 2021,Continue reading “Waving goodbye to 2021”

13 years to long!

Disclaimer: This is an article written for GM Coachwork, all words & experiences are the writers own. 60.9 miles (1 hour 12 minutes) that’s the distance between mother and daughter. It’s not oceans away or flights apart. But it is far enough away that my little go-kart (powered wheelchair) wouldn’t make it on it’s own.Continue reading “13 years to long!”

Let’s not pretend disability simulation works and is okay!

Wheels in uproar. Last week my eyes where in disbelief at what I was reading and I wasn’t alone! Did you hear about the ‘A Day In My Wheels Challenge’ TV presenter Lorraine Keane and 25-strong group made up of celebrities, businesspeople and politicians took part in the 24 hour challenge – Keane wanted toContinue reading “Let’s not pretend disability simulation works and is okay!”

My journey, my new WAV!

Blue badge at the ready ‘In the words of William Wallace ‘FREEDOM’ Ever been so excited about something you can’t help but think you might burst – I was like a kid in a sweet shop the day my shiny new WAV (wheelchair accessible vehicle) was delivered. Normally I am a very patient person whenContinue reading “My journey, my new WAV!”

The Effects of Guilt on My Body and Mind

Would it surprise you if I was to say the most basic emotions related to Muscular Dystrophy (MD) and other chronic illnesses was Guilt. We all know that Guilt occurs when a person feels regret or shame in response to their actions (or inactions) in a particular situation. The feeling that they have gone againstContinue reading “The Effects of Guilt on My Body and Mind”