Each diagnosis of cerebral palsy is different - we have varying levels of mobility and cognitive function.‘But you’re wheelchair bound…?’ Ugh bitch yes technically but I resent that term, if anything my wheelchair gives me more freedom. I don’t mind the term, it’s just when people think of me as trapped and helpless that I … Continue reading Me and My Disability: debunking three common myths about my cerebral palsy
To ensure any urine leaking from your nightbag and spilling on to the floor, put your stand or catheter bag in a basket to contain the leak. If you have a blockage in your leg bag (NOT your catheter pipe itself) you could try squirting a syringe of sparkling water or sprite in the bag’s … Continue reading Me and My Disability: Catheter Care Tips
Hi guys, It’s me Chickonwheelz and I’m back and I’m going to start taking this blog seriously! I hope you haven’t all deserted me and are still on this crazy rollercoaster that’s my life. So buckle yourself in for one hell of an update and an introduction for any first time readers! I’m Rachel AKA … Continue reading Me and my disability: Back and blogging
Hi Gang! I apologise for my absence but I’ve been just trying to get my barings with all the upheaval in a short space of time. I have moved from my temporary property in Porthcawl back to Kenfig Hill, temporarily living in a respite Center for people with learning difficulties. My previous property was great … Continue reading Me and My Disability: July 2021 update
Hi gang! Yes, your eyes do not deceive you, it’s me chickonwheelz, and I’m here to give you an update on what’s been going on. But first, i’d like to thank all my readers who still been reading my blog and commenting even though I haven’t new posted anything. You will support and love is … Continue reading Me and my disability: May 2021 update.
Hi guys, I am so sorry that I haven’t been writing much, there’s just so much going on that I forget to update you both. I cannot believe I’ve been living alone for six weeks! So if you follow my Facebook page, you’ll know I’ve been having frequent spinal and hip flare ups which I’ve … Continue reading Me and my Disability: Six weeks living independently
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Working out your monthly expenses is a great way to save money by giving yourself a realistic budget.The loo roll doesn’t magically get replaced by the toilet fairyCheck everyday what needs to be eaten in your fridge, otherwise it will go off. Don’t think that because it’s Sunny you should sit on the deck... wind … Continue reading Me and my Disability: Things I’ve learned since living independently for nearly two weeks
Hi guys, So it’s been a few days since I moved into my bungalow and I am loving it. I am able to do so much more and enjoy the simple things like putting dishes away in the dishes, making a cuppa myself and even choosing my clothes and perfume myself! I love that I … Continue reading Me and My Disability: First few days living independently
Drum Roll I can now confirm the rumors circulating in the tabloids that I am moving on Saturday to my first ever flat in Porthcawl. Yes it is only temporary with all amenities included until a permant property becomes available. I AM SO EXCITED THIS IS ALL I’VE EVER WANTED AND I OFFICIALLY GET GIVEN … Continue reading Me and my Disability: I’m moving out