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

My Invisible Illness and Me: Flaring big time today

As you all know I want to the hairdressers (before having to jumpstart my car) yesterday and I spent three hours getting my hair done and being pampered the only thing is it my back to be at the basins and to be in my wheelchair for so long. The result? I'm beautiful but, fuck… Continue reading My Invisible Illness and Me: Flaring big time today

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My Disability and Me: Catheter Tips

Drink plenty of water and avoid caffeinated drinks and citrus juice. Tight clothes can restrict your flow so I suggest elasticated waistbands. In case of bypassing put absorbent pads under your bedsheets and on top. Try to have regular bowel movements. Change your bag as little as you can, this minimises infection. So that you… Continue reading My Disability and Me: Catheter Tips