How adversity can give us strength, resilience and gratitude

Adversity is something we have all dealt with throughout our lives. From minor adversities to larger ones, they are all valid in the pain they can cause us. Losing a job, friends, partners, loved ones, or developing a disability or illness to name a few. Any change in your life that has a negative impact on... Continue Reading →

A letter to myself: Reflecting on my 2019

It's that time of year. It's pretty crispy outside, colourful lights are starting to twinkle, Christmas is getting rammed down our throats in that typical CONSUME and SPEND trap that we fall into every single year. I'm a celeb is nearly finished and the Coca-Cola ad has landed, Christmas plans are being made and I'm... Continue Reading →

An update on my AFO crisis

Since my previous post many of you have offered me a great deal of support and kindness which I am so grateful for. It’s easy to feel isolated and alone when you are struggling with a mobility issue, as it’s your own personal burden to bare. Support can make that weight feel a little lighter. Thank... Continue Reading →

My current AFO struggle.

I’ve often said how grateful I am to have access to AFO leg splints. They have given me the level of physical support and freedom that I am very happy with. Since I began wearing them at age 11 they have become a part of my life, an aspect of my world which I am... Continue Reading →

Just how toxic is the word ‘retard’?

This post will mostly state the obvious. Discussing an already widely accepted belief that using the word ‘retarded’ or 'spaz' to describe someone or something is just a no go. Both of these words need to go in the bin as soon as possible. I’m going to tell you why retard is so offensive.  ... Continue Reading →

Chronically Cute Cards

A few months ago I was scrolling through Twitter and I came across a Tweet written by a person called Ruby (you can check out her Twitter page here). Ruby is an active member of the online disabled community, and I had seen her name before on multiple occasions; she would often engage with popular... Continue Reading →

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