Hi friends. If you follow me on social media, you might know that recently, I’ve been dealing with the worst, longest lasting fatigue flare-up I’ve ever experienced. Fun stuff! After contracting Covid in late June, my fatigue levels (which were previously somewhat manageable most of the time), spiraled drastically. It made the wheelchair I boughtContinue reading “How I Cope During A Flare-Up.”
Back in July, I visited Easton Walled Gardens with my mum. It’s a place I’ve visited and enjoyed several times with my partner and as a fellow nature-lover, I hoped my mum would also see it as something of a hidden gem as I now do. In this blog I’ll talk about our visit, and how accessible I found the gardens to be as a mobility aid user.
Hello, and thanks for visiting my blog! For a while now I’ve wanted to talk about my experience researching, purchasing, and using a wheelchair for the first time. As this is a lot to cover, I’ve decided to split it into two sections, and today we’re going to be looking at my experience researching andContinue reading “How (and why) I chose my first wheelchair.”
You may have heard of the concept of the fantasy self. While this may bring to mind images of gallivanting around the forest picking herbs for your woodland cottage, the reality is sadly a little less magical. A fantasy self is a highly idealized image of not only who you want to be, but alsoContinue reading “Moving On From YouTube.”
I’ve come across this phrase in relation to the negative comparisons we all occasionally draw between ourselves and others. It’s often touted as the solution: past you is your only competition! The only person you can fairly compare yourself to today, is the you of yesterday! Considered simply it seems like sound advice, but inContinue reading “Why “being your own competition” is not always a helpful mindset.”
Hi there! Thanks for stopping by. Today I’m sharing the story of how I ended up with my own freelance writing business and YouTube channel focussed on life with a disability. Grab a beverage and get comfy as I share my journey from seemingly able-bodied (but gigantic!) baby, to disabled activist and writer… An unusualContinue reading “How I “Became” Disabled.”