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

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: 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

The Mental Health and Well-being Corner: Increasing your emotional bandwidth by Lynn C MacDonald

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