Disablility · Writing

Me and My Disability: Hoisting Horror & DPD Debarcle

So as you’ll have learned from my last post on Monday we had a power cut and my mum must have put the hoist up too high after hoisting me on to my bedroom transfer chair and unfortunately it jammed. Also, because of the powercut the hoist needed to be reset. So of course, this… Continue reading Me and My Disability: Hoisting Horror & DPD Debarcle

Disablility · Writing

Me and my disability: Power cut in Pyle

On Monday night just as the final player on The Chase was doing the cash builder round, our whole street had a power cut. This meant my stairlift and hoists weren’t working as well as the heating and the cooker so the carers couldn’t put me to bed and we couldn’t cook any food. The… Continue reading Me and my disability: Power cut in Pyle

Disablility · Writing

This week is Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week

This week is Rheumatoid Arthritis week and I’m so pleased that This Morning dedicated to the Emmerdale Actress Clare King who plays the infamous Kim Tate who has been shielding due to her own struggle with Arthritis. Clare is supporting the We R A Priority campaign - a platform where others who have the condition… Continue reading This week is Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week

Disablility · Reading · Writing

Book Review: Girl in the Window by Penny Joelson

Genre: Teen/YA Rating: 5/5 Plot: Nothing ever happens on Kasia's street. And Kasia would know, because her illness makes her spend days stuck at home, watching the world from her bedroom window. So when she sees what looks like a kidnapping, she's not sure whether she can believe her own eyes . . . There… Continue reading Book Review: Girl in the Window by Penny Joelson

Disablility · Reading · Writing

Book Review: I have no secrets by Penny Joelson

Genre: Teen/Ya Rating: 5/5 Plot: Fourteen-year-old Jemma has severe cerebral palsy. Unable to communicate or move, she relies on her family and carer for everything. She has a sharp brain and inquisitive nature, and knows all sorts of things about everyone. But when she is confronted with this terrible secret, she is utterly powerless to… Continue reading Book Review: I have no secrets by Penny Joelson

Disablility · girl talk · Looking after you. · Motivation and Looking After You · Writing

The start of my weight loss Journey and why

So yesterday I had a massive wake up call in regards to my weight, I nearly didn’t fit in my wheelchair and my parents have noticed that it’s harder to lift me. (Mums learnt the hard way as I’ve told her time and time again to hoist and now she’s hurt her back.) Something needs… Continue reading The start of my weight loss Journey and why

Disablility · Motivation and Looking After You · Stationery and Organisation · Writing

Do I set up an Etsy store?

Something I’m working on for my Etsy shop I’m thinking of selling digital motivational sayings for people to print out as well as bookmarks and planner inserts like this - I thought I’d put my digital skills to good use seeing as I’m a big fan of organising 💖 what do you think and be… Continue reading Do I set up an Etsy store?

Disablility

My Disability and Mental Health: What is Emetophobia/ why I have it/ My triggers

Emetophobia is a fear of vomiting or seeing others being sick. Those who experience emetophobia may also fear being out of control while they are being sick or fear being sick in public, which can trigger avoidance behaviours. It is a condition that is not widely diagnosed even though it is a fairly prevalent anxiety… Continue reading My Disability and Mental Health: What is Emetophobia/ why I have it/ My triggers

Disablility · Writing

Things I love and hate about having a disability

Things I love: Skipping queues Clean disabled toilets Raising awareness of my life and helping others with my blog. Priority boarding on flights Being on a train and the only accessible one is first class. Not having to get up to pee every half an hour Nice physio therapy massages Hunky doctors When someone says… Continue reading Things I love and hate about having a disability