Me and My Disability: February’s major spinal pain flare up and gratitude to you all

Hello all,Chickonwheelz here, I just wanted to pop on and say that I find your support absolutely invaluable! I haven’t been posting much on my blog because I’m really struggling with severe pain levels at the moment as well as my mental health. I’ve only now got the motivation to do the first half of … Continue reading Me and My Disability: February’s major spinal pain flare up and gratitude to you all

Mental Health Monday: Is it just your thinking?

𝐈𝐬 𝐢𝐭 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐣𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠? "When you start to see the power of Thought and its relationship to your way of observing life, you will better understand yourself and the world in which you live." -Syd Banks I hear it all the time, people innocently say, “I know, it’s just my thinking”. I should … Continue reading Mental Health Monday: Is it just your thinking?

Mental Health: Meet our new Mental Health Columnist Lynn MacDonald

I’d love to introduce Lynn! She’s going to be taking over the Mental Health side of my blog and hopefully we’ll branch out into an agony aunt section. You’re questions will be posted anonymously (Unless you give us permission) and we can help you. About Me In my life, I’ve been a corporate trainer for … Continue reading Mental Health: Meet our new Mental Health Columnist Lynn MacDonald

Book review: A danger to herself and others by Alyssa B. Sheimanal

Genre: YA Rating: 5 stars Plot: Four walls. One window. No way to escape. Hannah knows there's been a mistake. She didn't need to be institutionalized. What happened to her roommate at her summer program was an accident. As soon as the doctors and judge figure out that she isn't a danger to herself or … Continue reading Book review: A danger to herself and others by Alyssa B. Sheimanal

News in the disabled community: Boy learns to walk again after retraining his brain.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2624449/Boy-cerebral-palsy-learns-sit-crawl-walk-frame-special-school-helps-retrain-brain.html Such a lovely story, it popped up on my Facebook timeline and I want to share this with you. This just shows that if you're willing to give a 110% then you get what you want. I'm also thankful that medical professionals like these exist. His family must be really proud, because it's not … Continue reading News in the disabled community: Boy learns to walk again after retraining his brain.

Me and My Disability: What they don’t tell you about having a chronic illness

Friends will leave you. They'll get fed up with your 'excuses'. True friends will always stay. Meds will either decrease or increase your appetite Pyjamas will become your uniform You will end up planning your day around your naps Get used to being called a hypochondriac Your meds will feel like a meal in themselves … Continue reading Me and My Disability: What they don’t tell you about having a chronic illness