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
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
So guys, as you know I’ve been struggling with my latest flare up and that we are on day eight. This is unusual because my flareups only last 3 to 4 days. I’ve tried everything from diazepam to oramporph, hot water bottles and even physio and yet know relief. So I bit the bullet and … Continue reading Me and my disability: Pelvic flare up day eight
Genre: Teen/YA Rating: 5/5 Plot: Nothing ever happens on Kasia's street. And Kasia would know, because her illness makes her spend days stuck at home, watching the world from her bedroom window. So when she sees what looks like a kidnapping, she's not sure whether she can believe her own eyes . . . There … Continue reading Book Review: Girl in the Window by Penny Joelson
Image property of sick magazine. Click the image to be taken to their website for more info about their publication, contact and submissions. Just submitted two poems to #sickmagazine, A publication designed to help connect those with chronic illnesses and disabilities whether they be intellectual or physical. I implore all my friends in the disabled … Continue reading News in the disabled community: Get behind sick magazine!
I began my foray into blogging in 2013 when I started the tumblr blog uniquelyunable. I realised that they internet could connect me with people who are in similar situations to myself and that I could put my love of writing into practice as an outlet for my frustration at the lack of support for … Continue reading Me and my disability: Why I decided to blog
This is just my opinion so please be respectful. Feel free to ask any questions or get me to clarify things. If your hoist is in the charging dock, it won’t work. Pull it away a little to use it. To charge it, push it back in the dock and wait until the light turns … Continue reading Write 25 Common Sense Things People Should Know – Disability Edition.
Genre: Family and relationship fiction Rating: 5/5 Plot: As children, Lexie and Annie were incredibly close. Bonded by the death of their beloved father, they weathered the storms of life together. When Lexie leaves home to follow her dream, Annie is forced to turn to her leatherbound journal as the only place she can confide … Continue reading Book review: Before I let you go by Kelly Rimmer
Lavender helps with headaches - lavender releases sleep hormones which ultimately make us feel more relaxed. So, gently rub some lavender oil on your temples and rub in a slow circular motion taking in a nice deep breath with every circle. I tend to find pure essentials stress roll on quite good especially after staring … Continue reading Self care: Essential oils – What you need to know
I went to see my consultant on Monday, and she said there's nothing wrong with my back and nothing wrong in my scans. I then had a sitting up up x-ray which showed that my scoliosis has degenerated which is a good thing. But she seems to think the pain is coming from my pelvis … Continue reading Me and my disability: Medical update – September 21st 2019