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
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?
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
I began my foray into blogging in 2013 when I started the tumblr blog uniquelyunable. I realised that they internet could connect me with people who are in similar situations to myself and that I could put my love of writing into practice as an outlet for my frustration at the lack of support for … Continue reading Me and my disability: Why I decided to blog
Genre: YA/mental health Rating 2/5 stars Plot- Anna Bloom is depressed—so depressed that her parents have committed her to a mental hospital with a bunch of other messed-up teens. Here she meets a roommate with a secret (and a plastic baby), a doctor who focuses way too much on her weight, and a cute, shy … Continue reading Book review: Get Well soon by Julie Hapern
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
As you know I shared a very honest post yesterday about my mental health? Well here's how I'm going to get better/ be more social: My carer hit the nail on the head, I associate pain with being out. The Plan Monday: Bath Day - A carer will have my car on Monday for two … Continue reading Mental Health: My mental health action plan
Dear blog, I'm so sick and tired of being sick and tired. I'm on day three of a chronic pain flare and what's pissing me off is that I've been putting up with this for SEVEN YEARS and nobody wants or knows how to fix it. I have five hours today with my best friend … Continue reading Me and My Disability: Chronic pain flare up
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.
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