Me and My Disability: debunking three common myths about my cerebral palsy

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

The Writing Corner – New LGBTQ WIP: The Hands Of Fate

Embarking on writing my first novel aimed at LBGTQ women… it’s about time I wrote something that actually reflects me as a writer. I’ve also made sure the characters are diverse both in ethnicity and personality. Finally, there’s Ronnie who has a disability and is a wheelchair user. The novel itself flicks between my two … Continue reading The Writing Corner – New LGBTQ WIP: The Hands Of Fate

Me and my Disability: Some misconceptions about having a disability

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

Me and My Disability: My thoughts on the Katie Price, Harvey and Me Documentary

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