Dear beloved readers, Since I've last spoken to you I have had a remodel for a new chair that'll take six months!! When he modelled me I was dosed up to my eyeballs in morphine afterwards and since I'm having to use the old model and it was in it for most of last Wednesday, … Continue reading Disability update
Hawaii Florida Demi Lovato's dressing room Zac Efron's arms Thailand A person who never travels never turns the page of a book. WIP: I'm thinking of writing my autobiography on putting it on Wattpad. Title ideas being: The ride of my life Chick to crip Ramping it up. Comment your favourites!!
So last Friday it was my first full day at university. The night before didn't go to plan what with no phone signal and having a small bladder spasm but, I survived. I had breakfast, put on some makeup and went to explore the freshers marquee and explore the campus a bit more. It may … Continue reading New start didn’t get get off to a great start
On Tuesday they came to fit two new hoists; one to get me on the stairlift and one on a gantry to get me above the step into the bathroom. It took seven hours but it was worth it and as I was constipated I needn't feel guilty about needing to use the toilet several … Continue reading Diary of a Chick On Wheelz: Physio and overcoming Catheter Anxiety.
Orange juice may as well be acid. When it's changed every month it's like your guts are going to explode. You constantly wonder if you smell of asparagus. Periods and catheters don't mix. You become an expert at unblocking. It blocks after you use the bathroom. You will bypass the catheter when your on the … Continue reading 16 things they don’t tell you about having a catheter
Skinny jeans aren't your friend. Shoe shopping is a nightmare. You're bladder is the size of a pea. Startle Reflex is a bitch. Good luck trying to apply makeup. Muscle spasms. Having to be carried. You have handwriting like a spider. When you find the right caregiver it's like magic. You have weird areas of … Continue reading Things you need to know if you have Cerebral Palsy
1) When you take your wheelchair for repair, you won’t see it again for 300 years. 2) people immediately use singsong tone of voice when they see a person using wheels. 3) You always have to act grateful for help you didn’t need. 4) A shop isn’t accessible if it’s got a tiny step at … Continue reading Things you need to know about life in a wheelchair.