If you want your Catheter to last it’s 10 -12 week life cycle without any blockages, follow my five tips. *Disclaimer I am not a doctor but a catheter user myself* Drink a tall glass of warm water to flush through any sediment that builds up in the pipe overnight. To stop your catheter balloon … Continue reading Me and My Disability: Catheter Care Tips
Just because I have cerebral palsy and use a wheelchair 24/7 doesn’t mean I can’t have sex or have children. Not everybody needs to use a mobility aid full time. For example, my friend has Cerebral Palsy but is able to walk short distances with crutches/walker/can but some days for long distances she uses her … Continue reading Me and my Disability: Some misconceptions about having a disability
I watched the Harvey price documentary this morning about his transition into Adulthood and the tough choices Katie Price (Harvey’s mum) has to make about the next stage in her sons life. I loved that Harvey was involved in the whole process of finding his perfect residential college. I was disgusted to learn that Katie … Continue reading Me and My Disability: My thoughts on the Katie Price, Harvey and Me Documentary
*Again for comedy purposes only* Pass a drugs test - I am on wayyyy too much morphine for that to happen.Bunge jump or sky dive - people with cerebral palsy aren’t covered by insurance companies when skydiving and yet people think it’s okay to blast me with radiation that could leave me with Spider-Man powers … Continue reading Me and My disability: Things I can’t do because of my disability.
*This is for comedy purposes only* Eat a hobnob and pee in a bag at the same time.Skip queues.Take legal morphine and fly high as a kite. I have a key that opens all Uk toilets.Make cripple jokes about myself. Never needing to replace the sole on a shoe.Always have attractive Carers/medical staff.Have an encyclopaedic … Continue reading Me and My disability: Things I can do that other able bodied people can’t.
I am absolutely over the moon to hear that my 97 year old best friend, Nan Win is having her vaccine on Friday!! The end is in sight! I’m desperate for a cuddle and some tea and cake!! Words cannot describe how happy I am (I’m not ashamed to say my eyes have welled up … Continue reading Good news!!
Hello my lovelies, A lot of you have been asking about my housing situation. For those new to my blog, I am waiting for my local authority to find me my own accessible property. Well, unfortunately due to the bloody Coronavirus everything has stopped housing wise (like everything else) To my internet pals who’ve been … Continue reading Me and my disability: Housing update and life over the festive period.
Hi guys, So as you know I’ve bed. Struggling with my pelvis and hips these past couple of weeks and it’s no better. I spoke to the GP this morning and she’s referring me back to the muscular skeletal clinic where they can assess me and decide what investigations need to be done. I will … Continue reading Me and My Disability: Pelvic Flare update 30.11.2020
So guys, as you know I’ve been struggling with my latest flare up and that we are on day eight. This is unusual because my flareups only last 3 to 4 days. I’ve tried everything from diazepam to oramporph, hot water bottles and even physio and yet know relief. So I bit the bullet and … Continue reading Me and my disability: Pelvic flare up day eight
So as you’ll have learned from my last post on Monday we had a power cut and my mum must have put the hoist up too high after hoisting me on to my bedroom transfer chair and unfortunately it jammed. Also, because of the powercut the hoist needed to be reset. So of course, this … Continue reading Me and My Disability: Hoisting Horror & DPD Debarcle