Hate is something that I had to face all my life. The first episode that is marked in my head I was about 7 or 8. When an uncle, I never saw or met before decided to come on holiday. My dad and my uncle went to the yard to talk, and I must have … Continue reading Hate Due To Disability….
I have been a wheelchair user all my life, although my mum told me that I could stand till the age of 2. When my parents bought the house, they could never have guessed that they will have a son with a disability. The thing is that to access most of the rooms in the … Continue reading Inaccessibility In The House
Within the first few hours of my life, doctors told my mum that I won’t make. Not only did I make it, but I was also breathing by myself within the first 24 hours. Even if I was born 3 months premature and weighing only 1 Kg. I just asked my mum when was it … Continue reading Living with Cerebral Palsy Part One
We meet Ellie, who lives with her mum because her dad couldn’t deal with his daughter’s disability and found another wife. Funny enough is that disability that makes this book special to me since Ellie and I have the same condition. For those who don’t know, Cerebral palsy comes in many types and in different … Continue reading Roll with It by Jamie Sumner
First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first … Continue reading First Lines Fridays #10
First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first … Continue reading Firsts Lines Fridays
I have seen these ‘spikes on my wheelchair’ post going around and wanted to share my thought on it. “Bronwyn Berg became so fed-up with people manhandling her without asking, she put spikes on her wheelchair.” As a kid, I used to be terrified of people moving my chair without telling me. Some kids use … Continue reading Spikes On Wheels?
Try and get an extra amount of your medication just in case any of your suitcases get lost. Keep your medical insurance cards and a letter with all the medication you take handy. Try to get a seat next to a plane exit for extra legroom. Leave wheelchair instructions and show where everything is to … Continue reading Things To Consider As A Wheelchair User When Flying
Let me be honest and transparent; this wasn’t the post I had planning, but after the event that I just went to and all the feelings I felt I think I need to vent about this topic for many reasons but mainly so I can process what I’m feeling. Ever since I was a little … Continue reading Disability And Blame
Hosted by thatartsyreadergirl. July 2: Childhood Favorites So here is my issue I don’t remember any childhood reads. The reason could be that because I have dyslexia and I had a super hard time learning how to read so my mind might have wiped out those memories. What I’m going to list are books that I would … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday