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When it comes to chronic illness, why do some people not like the warrior narrative?

When it comes to chronic illness why do some people not like the warrior narrative?

When It Comes To Chronic Illness, Why Do Some People Not Like The Warrior Narrative? W hen we find ourselves in conversations about minor illnesses, even a cold, there is a tendency for people to use the language of war, such as fighting or battling. People with medical conditions are often called “warriors” and under […]

the handi book of love, lust and disability

The Handi Book of Love, Lust and Disability

Disclosure: I only recommend products I would use myself and all opinions expressed here are our own. This post may contain affiliate links that at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission. Ok so I have never really talked about sex on my page but it’s something I want to open up […]

Why is community so important when you are chronically ill?

Why Is Community So Important When You Are Chronically Ill?

When I was first diagnosed I only had one person in my life I could talk to about being chronically ill and at the time I avoided doing that because I felt I didn’t have the right to complain about my lot because they were so much worse.  It wasn’t till I became part of the […]

Inappropriate Questions

AAAAAARGH inappropriate questions! Where do I even start? We get them day in and day out and the worst part is always that the askee never understands why it isn’t ok. Sometimes we are too tired to educate people, others we just don’t have the time but how do we get this information across so we […]

Episode 5 – Babe with a Mobility Aid

How do you use mobility aids and still feel like you? Often the images we see of people using mobility aids are dreary and it looks like their life is over but that’s so far from reality. This week’s guest is Annika from @LittlePineNeedle who started the amazing #BabeWithAMobilityAid movement. We talk about coming to […]

Episode 2 – Community

At one point or another we’ve all taken to the internet to find out more about being disabled but how do you find the right community for you? Eva from the Instagram account @wheely_good_time talks with us about her experiences of becoming disabled and fall the things they forget to tell you, like how to […]