Me and My Disability: Catheter Care Tips

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

Me and my Disability: Things I’ve learned since living independently for nearly two weeks

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

Writing: University achievement unlocked – I’ve written a script!

So earlier this week I had to do a profile of my two main characters in this weeks uni assignment which was to provide an in-depth character profile, script and the usual reflective commentary. Today I’ve actually done the second part of my assignment which meant I wrote the script! (and first I found it … Continue reading Writing: University achievement unlocked – I’ve written a script!

Me and My Disability: February’s pain flare – An update

Hi guys, So as you know I’m struggling with this severe pain flare and today I updated my GP. I’ve told her how I am struggling to manage this pain despite my extensive everyday medications so, she’s prescribed me 10mg of diazepam x 3 a day for three days. She’s also contacted MCAS and is … Continue reading Me and My Disability: February’s pain flare – An update

Book Review: Differently Normal by Tammy Robinson

Genre: Teen/ Ya Rating: 5/5 Plot: For Maddy, life is all about routine. It has to be, to keep her autistic sister happy and healthy. With just Maddy and her mother as Bee's full-time carers, there's no time in Maddy's life for complications like friends, let alone a boyfriend. So when Maddy meets Albert, the … Continue reading Book Review: Differently Normal by Tammy Robinson

My Disability and Mental Health: What is Emetophobia/ why I have it/ My triggers

Emetophobia is a fear of vomiting or seeing others being sick. Those who experience emetophobia may also fear being out of control while they are being sick or fear being sick in public, which can trigger avoidance behaviours. It is a condition that is not widely diagnosed even though it is a fairly prevalent anxiety … Continue reading My Disability and Mental Health: What is Emetophobia/ why I have it/ My triggers