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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

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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

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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

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Disability: Help my friend Emily get a new wheelchair

Please share and help my friend Emily get a lightweight wheelchair. Go follow her on Instagram too: https://instagram.com/ableemily?igshid=a1sysnvtwwbf Below is the link for her fundraising page, even if you can’t donate financially you can still help by sharing her links on your social media pages. https://www.gofundme.com/f/8ycgn-a-new wheelchair-for-emily

Disablility · Writing

Write 25 Common Sense Things People Should Know – Disability Edition

If your hoist is in the charging dock, it won’t work. Pull it away a little to use it. To charge it, push it back in the dock and wait until the light turns green, then it is charging.If you use a catheter, change it every 3 to five days so you don’t smell of… Continue reading Write 25 Common Sense Things People Should Know – Disability Edition

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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