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.

How do people with disabilities view the lockdown?

Last week, I had a large response to my post “Are disabled people missing out when it comes to the COVID vaccine?” with many people expressing concerns about how the … Continue reading How do people with disabilities view the lockdown?

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 … Continue reading Are disabled people slipping through the net when it comes to vaccinations?

Are all disabled people ‘registered’? Am I…….??

“Are all disabled people ‘registered’? Am I…?

A new blog post about pigeonholing disabled people and that road it could lead down……..

The Disabilty Discrimination Act 1995 is 25 yrs old – a time to celebrate or to commiserate……???

The Disabilty Discrimination Act 1995 is 25 yrs old – a time to celebrate or to commiserate……???

#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 … Continue reading #InvisibleDisabilitiesWeek – a few things to remember, if you please……..?

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 … Continue reading So here we go again….. (another lockdown begins)

Why my disabled self needs a mask to hide behind – “Eyes & teeth darling”

🌜A New Blog Post🌛
Sometimes, we all need to put on a mask in order to face the world; this is the account of how I found mine……. 💇🏼‍♀️💄💋

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 … Continue reading Coming out of lockdown as a disabled person (or not, as the case may be)

My CBD Oil trial aka ‘no Dad, that doesn’t mean I’m on drugs now……..’

I’m a member of a few disability forums and I’m always on the lookout for people’s advice and suggestions of how to cope with their own chronic issues and chronic … Continue reading My CBD Oil trial aka ‘no Dad, that doesn’t mean I’m on drugs now……..’