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Self care: Pamper day + Christmas message

Today my beautiful friend Mel assisted me with an impromptu and pamper session so I am ready for Christmas. First of all she helped me brush and floss my teeth. With my cerebral palsy I find this quite difficult as I cannot rotate the toothbrush very well and often miss the plaque on my back… Continue reading Self care: Pamper day + Christmas message

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Coping with pain with Christmas coming up

Coincidentally my pain has flared up after my bath this morning so, I thought you might need to hear this if you're going through the same thing right now. It's not your fault, you cannot feel guilty that you are in pain. You cannot help it. Prevention is better than cure, please take your medication… Continue reading Coping with pain with Christmas coming up

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Pain management appointment last week

Dear readers, Last week I went and saw the pain management team to see what my options are regarding my chronic pain. Safe to say it didn't go well. Firstly she reckons I was fine in my baclofen trial three years ago and can't remember myself being violent, angry and having dark thoughts. She then… Continue reading Pain management appointment last week

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30 things before 30 bucket list

Write and publish my second book Go to Italy See Anastasia the Broadway show Pass my university degree with a first Learn to cook basic food. Get a tattoo Sing on stage again Buy a Pomeranian Meet John Travolta Break my virginity Design my own wheelchair Be on the Forbes list of successful women Write… Continue reading 30 things before 30 bucket list

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A simple trip to Asda: Red Milk, Red Button.

Myself and my carer during my social hours today went over to the local supermarket so I can get my mum some milk. So after we picked up some milk, shower gel, two paperbacks, two lots of feminine products and some melon (and ten cookies, the five were for me and the rest were for… Continue reading A simple trip to Asda: Red Milk, Red Button.

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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