Being Young and Disabled | 24 things I’ve Learned so far…

Today I am 24! Oh em gee can ya believe it. I’m not going to babble and say how I don’t feel 24 and it’s gone by so quick *dramatic forehead swipe*. Basically I thought I would tell you 24 things I’ve learnt so far growing up. A post that I can look back on and […]

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I’m just being friendly!

I’ve just had an incredible weekend socialising with people who all have Brittle Bones like me. We spent 3 days in a hotel laughing and joking. Mainly just hanging out without the worry of being asked how fast our chairs go or getting called ‘trouble’. It was great and we all had a little too much […]

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You’re Always so Happy!

I was in Sainsburys once and a lady at the till who I recognise waves. Naturally I wave back. I shout hello and we have a mutual nod, as you do. Then she suddenly shouts “you’re always happy aren’t you love, always got a lovely smile on your face!” pleased as punch as if she’s giving […]

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Accessorise in Spring Time

Ah Spring, oh how it’s good to see y’again. Well I like spring because it’s finally getting a bit sunny again and people stop telling me to put my coat on. If you don’t know what I’m on about check out my autumn blog from last year. One thing that does annoy me about this time […]

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The D Word…

The internet really is a wonderful thing. Especially when it brings communities together and allows people to share empowering messages about topics they possibly have never thought about before. Recently my friend, fellow disabled activist and selfie queen Karin Hitselberger (@Karinonwheels) started the hashtag #DisabledIsNotABadThing I absolutely love this as so many people daren’t say the […]

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International Women’s Day – Disabled Role Models

Happy International Women’s Day everyone, I hope you had a great day and took time to remember or recognise the incredible women in your life. I thought I would write a quick, short blog and share some of my top disabled women I look up to as strong online role models at the moment. In no […]

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Let’s ava catch up!

Eeh dear it’s been a while ant it! I thought I’d do a little catch up post of what I’ve been up to and my favourite things of February. First of all I’m just getting over a DOUBLE whammy illness and broken rib so that’s been fun. Have you ever tried to cough with a chest […]

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Embracing the Worst Case Scenario

Hello! It’s been a while hasn’t it? Following on from my last blog I thought I’d talk about challenging myself and how I’ve already been doing that this year. As you know, I have a lot of anxieties about doing everyday tasks. I can officially say that I’m well and truly conquering that already 4 […]

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Keep smiling, look fo’t silver lining

When opening social media at the moment I hold my breath and prepare for the next ‘breaking news’ of 2016. What a year, I’m not going to go into my thoughts on the world, deaths and politics right now because it’s a bit grim isn’t it. Instead I thought I’d write a blog post of my personal highlights […]

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Every Little Helps

Don’t worry – this isn’t an ad for a well known supermarket. This time of year there’s a lot of shopping going on. People are #PANICKING. Shopping can be a hard task for me as a disabled person anyway like traveling to the actual shops etc but add in those panic buyers and generally busy […]

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