As today is the 30th of December and the last of the Christmas visitors have finally gone home, (and in an attempt to avoid having to start taking the decorations … Continue reading New Year reflections……
This week has been a funny one; not funny ‘ha ha‘ but intriguing and had a very reflective tone…. The week started with an interview. Two years ago, I was … Continue reading The week I was interviewed by Scope…..
It’s World Kindness Day today so what have you done today to make you feel proud…..?? (Sorry for the randomness but I used to love Heather Small and when I … Continue reading What have you done today to make you feel proud…..?? (aka it’s World Kindness Day today!
Some years ago, I suffered a spinal fracture which resulted in permanent nerve damage. This has left me needing to use a wheelchair and with a severe chronic pain condition; … Continue reading Let’s talk about ‘S#x’
Alternative therapies for chronic pain Since I’ve been suffering from chronic pain, following a spontaneous spinal fracture five years ago, I have tried many alternative remedies and therapies to … Continue reading Alternative therapies for chronic pain aka Why not try something else……???
Last week, all hell let loose with the collapse of Thomas Cook airways. I woke up to the news all over the television, with advice on what to do if … Continue reading “I get by with a little help from my friends…”
We booked the Crowne Plaza NEC for the weekend of the Motability Big Event at the NEC. We’d travelled up from South Wales so decided to make a ‘real’ trip … Continue reading My review of the Crowne Plaza Hotel NEC Birmingham (aka when is an accessible room not an accessible room…..??)
Tonight’s blog is one of the most honest I’ve ever written but I need to share it as I know so many others have been in the same position. … Continue reading How to react when a Consultant says your chronic pain is ‘down to your weight’….?
Carpe Diem is a phrase that you hear so often, flippantly thrown into any given conversation (usually with a shrug) to say that we should all ‘seize the day’ or … Continue reading Carpe Diem aka “In memory of a dear friend……” 💔
Well, what a way to end the month of May! Every year, as an avid reader, I try to go to the Hay Festival in Hay on Wye, South Wales … Continue reading Hooray for Hay! aka – a wonderful literary way to end the month of May…..!!
Last month, Facebook blocked a photo of a disabled person. The photo was one of the young woman Vicky Balch who was injured in the Alton Towers rollercoaster crash in … Continue reading What is the ‘right’ body type? aka “Disabled people are hot too……!”
Today, in the scheme of things, has been a good day. My pain levels are not too bad, I’m warm and cosy, listening to the rain outside and my … Continue reading Ten good things about being a wheelchair user. Or, thinking positive for a change…..😊