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
If you’ve run out of shampoo and dry shampoo at home or at an event then you can use baby talcum powder.If you don’t have time to straighten your hair after a blowdry you can use dryer sheets to smooth out any hair frizz. You can easily turn an eyeshadow into a lipstick, you can … Continue reading The DIY Corner: Make Do and Mend Monday
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
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
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
Hello everybody! I’ve had a little think and I’ve decided to rebrand my social media presence and be seen more as a disability/mental health blogger. However, this does not mean I will stop writing, I just feel that raising awareness of the trials and tribulations of a disability is more important to me. So instead … Continue reading Rebranding: Welcome to Chickonwheelz!
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