There are some seemingly obvious costs with being disabled - mobility aids etc don't come cheap. And if you're on the edge of a serious disability or have just become disabled and don't yet or never will receive financial aid then this burden is even greater. The cheapest electric wheelchair, one way to actually maintain … Continue reading Being disabled is a rip off!
Some days I can walk almost 'normally'. Some days...ok most days, I need a walking stick. And unfortunately I also now need to use a wheelchair if I'm going to be walking far or stood for too long. Standing in a cue is one of the most difficult things I experience. But the hardest part … Continue reading Stop judging me!
Imagine a time you've hurt yourself...or maybe you actually live with pain and if so then you'll get this. It hurts...like a lot...all...of...the...time. For me some days I wake up and feel like I have just been hit by a train. The pain hits me like a train anyway, sudden, shocking, it takes me breath … Continue reading Living with physical pain
If I tell you I have a broken leg would you question me? Tell me to just walk on it, tell me it'll be fine and doesn't really hurt I just think it does? No of course you wouldn't. There I go with the cliche again. But why do we have such a problem accepting … Continue reading Depression and Anxiety