Yesterday, 7 years ago in 2014, I spent my last ever day as an ‘able bodied‘ woman and teacher. After a spontaneous Sacral spinal/pelvic fracture during lesson 5, my life would never be the same. […]
Tag: pain clinic
Freedom Day or captivity…?
Today marks the so called ‘Freedom Day‘ in England, the day when most of the social restrictions are to be lifted. This means an end to social distancing, the end to compulsory working from home […]
I can’t remember how to pace my life anymore! – Why pacing is so important in a post Covid world
The news that lockdown restrictions are easing and the world is opening up (albeit not as fast as many hoped) was great to hear and meant that for loads of us, things that we’ve been […]
How might the new NICE guidance affect people with chronic pain?
✴️New Blog Post ✴️
Following the publication of the new NICE guidance on how to treat Primary Chronic Pain, I report on the outpouring of concern from chronic pain sufferers….
During this lockdown, where is the support and is help over the phone enough?
New Blog Post.
Even as we come slowly out of lockdown, we still have virtually no ‘hands on’ help available to those of us who might be struggling. In this post, I look at what help is available, where you can find it and if it can be of use.
Are disabled people slipping through the net when it comes to vaccinations?
Are disabled people slipping through the net when it comes to vaccinations? The other day, my attention was drawn by the tweet from radio DJ Jo Whiley (52) who had tweeted that she had been […]
#InvisibleDisabilitiesWeek – a few things to remember, if you please……..?
This last week, if you didn’t know, was Invisible Disabilities Week. Many disability charities have spent the week campaigning for more awareness of the disabilities that you cannot see you straight away. They call them […]
A flashback to a much darker time…..
New Blog Post (triggers – depression, dark thoughts)
No apologies for an honest and open post after a reminder of things lost. 💕
So here we go again….. (another lockdown begins)
So, as the old saying goes, “here we go again“. A familiar phrase but one heavy with thoughts of loneliness, of loss and of uncertainty. We’ve all been here before but this time, even when […]
Coming out of lockdown as a disabled person (or not, as the case may be)
So it’s time to come out of lockdown is it? The shops are now back open, the pubs, cafes and restaurants can all open with social distancing and our local veg delivery has stopped coming […]