Today’s post takes on a slightly different tone to my previous written rambles. When I was first encouraged to write this blog I wanted from the outset for it to be a true and honest reflection of what life with a disability is like. I wanted it to cover the highs and lows that people with disabilities (and their nearest and dearest) experience. I wanted … Continue reading Ouch.

Disability Dating

Update After a long hiatus from writing “The Girl With The Pearl Scooter”, I am making my glorious return to your computer screens! The reasons for my absence are plentiful. During the last 18 months I have met a guy, got engaged, and started a new job. To add to the grown up-ness we even bought and moved into our first home together this month! … Continue reading Disability Dating

An Ode to Siblings

In April of this year hundreds of people across Facebook took to their timelines to celebrate “National Siblings Day” by posting photos of themselves with their brother or sister and declaring reasons why their sibling is the best. This got me thinking about my own family…   Siblings in the family of an individual with a disability sometimes get a rough deal. Routine hospital appointments, illnesses … Continue reading An Ode to Siblings

Six Millie’s Cookies, One Police Dog and an Amorous Drunk

Sorry for the radio silence of late – it has been a challenging year both medically and academically so my blog has been a little neglected! First off, I’ll get my one moment of self-congratulation out of the way and let you all know that I am now officially a qualified Speech and Language Therapist with First Class Honours! So now to catch up on … Continue reading Six Millie’s Cookies, One Police Dog and an Amorous Drunk