disability, literature, Uncategorized

Lifeshocks: An interview with Sophie Sabbage

I feel more than lucky to be a part of the blog tour for Sophie Sabbage's book 'Lifeshocks'. To fulfil my part of the tour, I was lucky enough to interview Sophie about her latest book and shed light on her previous publication, 'The Cancer Whisperer'. An interview with Sophie SabbageHave you always wanted to… Continue reading Lifeshocks: An interview with Sophie Sabbage

disability, lifestyle, personal, Travel, Uncategorized

Overcome: How To Be Your Best Traveller (in the face of motion sickness)

It's no secret that I love to travel. Anytime, any place, anywhere... so long as it's accessible enough. Advanced planning (even in spontaneous situations) aids me with the travelling a lot but there's still one thing that I know will get me every time... Travel sickness. Travel sickness, in fact, has always been in my… Continue reading Overcome: How To Be Your Best Traveller (in the face of motion sickness)

disability, film, tv, and music, Uncategorized

Rare disease talks in mainstream media (BBC Casualty and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome)

Rare diseases. They're called 'rare' for a reason, and not usually talked about much, apart from on said awareness days or weeks where people care for the most minuscule of moments. One thing that will always resonate with me was an experience I had in my last year of sixth form. I remember, one day… Continue reading Rare disease talks in mainstream media (BBC Casualty and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome)

disability, feminism, politics, Uncategorized

Why I’m Upset By Mattel’s New ‘Inspiring Women’ Barbie Collection

If you've read my blog before, or even just Thursday's post for International Women's Day, you know that in my eyes, you are not a feminist if you do not support all intersections of society.That is why Barbie's new collection of feminist icon dolls has straight up angered me so very much. The Public's VerdictOnline,… Continue reading Why I’m Upset By Mattel’s New ‘Inspiring Women’ Barbie Collection

disability, mental health, Uncategorized

Things I want to do more of in 2018

So. 2017 was a pretty rough year, come to think of it. I did in fact gain a lot and overcome some hurdles, but in the grand retrospect that is my life, many, many events totally changed my plans, future, and I found myself feeling very lost a lot of the time. A few days… Continue reading Things I want to do more of in 2018

disability, Uncategorized

My Pain Day (Dec week 1)

The guide On twitter, two things have been going around recently; first is the above guide for pain, and second the #MyPainDay diaries tag. Upon request, and being a spoonie blog apt for awareness, I have decided to contribute over here. This above guide is SO important. Many disabled and chronically ill folk play down… Continue reading My Pain Day (Dec week 1)

disability, mental health, Uncategorized

How to support Children in Need (without being triggered)

Tonight is Children in Need, and despite being at home, I won't be watching. My family (who should have understood) had a go at me when I asked if we could turn off a segment of The One Show re: CiN; "That's so insensitive"/"ignorant", I could throw a whole lot of the arguments they threw… Continue reading How to support Children in Need (without being triggered)