The way I see it…… In a “world” that tells you:Life is hardChange is hardYou are broken You have to cope and manage stress, anxiety and depression for the rest of your life. Did you know, we ALL are fundamentally well? We all have the capacity for innate resilience now. I am sure no one told you that. In a “world” that tells you:Eat this, … Continue reading The Mental Health and Well-being Corner: Increasing your emotional bandwidth by Lynn C MacDonald
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
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!
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
Thank you so much for all the likes and comments on my blog! I usually average about 80 views a day and now I’m up to 224 views which means my average views are up by 700%!! This has made my day and I appreciate every reader I meet.It just goes to show rebranding works!! … Continue reading Chickonwheelz is booming!!
*Again for comedy purposes only* Pass a drugs test - I am on wayyyy too much morphine for that to happen.Bunge jump or sky dive - people with cerebral palsy aren’t covered by insurance companies when skydiving and yet people think it’s okay to blast me with radiation that could leave me with Spider-Man powers … Continue reading Me and My disability: Things I can’t do because of my disability.
*This is for comedy purposes only* Eat a hobnob and pee in a bag at the same time.Skip queues.Take legal morphine and fly high as a kite. I have a key that opens all Uk toilets.Make cripple jokes about myself. Never needing to replace the sole on a shoe.Always have attractive Carers/medical staff.Have an encyclopaedic … Continue reading Me and My disability: Things I can do that other able bodied people can’t.
I am absolutely over the moon to hear that my 97 year old best friend, Nan Win is having her vaccine on Friday!! The end is in sight! I’m desperate for a cuddle and some tea and cake!! Words cannot describe how happy I am (I’m not ashamed to say my eyes have welled up … Continue reading Good news!!