Unsolicited health advice is intrusive & invalidating – Please stop

Everyone living with a chronic illness has had to deal with unsolicited advice about their health. Whether it’s from strangers on social media or from well-meaning friends and family, uninvited advice is a frustrating part of living with an incurable chronic illness. It’s so common that we often face these comments daily. I’m sure you Read the full article…

I’m disabled & I rely on single-use plastics – Please don’t judge me

Each month a fellow blogger (A Chronic Voice) hosts a ‘Link-up party’. It is a monthly get-together for anyone with a chronic illness. An opportunity to share, to listen, and to learn from one another. A Chronic Voice provides 5 writing prompts each month, and we use these prompts as inspiration.  September’s prompts are: Reusing, Read the full article…

Why is it so hard to ask for help?

“Asking for help is not a burden nor a sign of weakness; it’s a sign of humanness.”  If you’ve ever shied away from asking for help because you fear that you may seem weak, you are not alone. I often battle with this misconception myself, and no matter how many times I reinforce the message Read the full article…

It’s 2019 yet 2 out of 3 women with a physical disability are still unable to access cervical screening

Over the past few months I have been working closely with Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust in an attempt to highlight the barriers disabled women face accessing cervical cancer screening. The following post is my response to a recent report that was published about this issue.  New research released by Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust has revealed Read the full article…

CBG Oil Review – Biopurus UK 500mg CBG & CBD oil

Disclaimer; [AD] This post is sponsored by For The Ageless. Whilst this post is sponsored, all opinions expressed in this review are my own. I’m sure you have all heard of CBD by now, it’s everywhere you turn. But did you know that CBD isn’t the only cannabis compound with wellness benefits? The cannabis plant Read the full article…