How Would you Cope Being in a Wheelchair for a Day?

This is a question some of us ask ourselves when we meet people in wheelchairs in everyday life, perhaps imagining what it would be like to be in their position. I remember my husband once telling me that as part of his training with Mencap, he spent three hours in a wheelchair to gain perspective…

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Stick Stigma

Hello, I thought I would write a blog to take my mind away from tomorrow’s launch party and the stomach-lurching thought that I’m making a speech!  Don’t pity the stick! I often talk about the stigma of mental health, but there are many things that have stigma surrounding them that I think we only notice…

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The Joy Of Spasms

So, before you get too excited, this is a post about my recovery and in particular where I am at today with spasms caused by my SCI (Spinal Cord Injury).   Firstly, I am very fortunate to have made such an amazing recovery and am grateful every day, since I know many others who sadly haven’t…

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