Community

Being chronically ill and disabled can be really lonely. Most non-disabled people just do not get the issues we face daily. It’s why the community is so vital to us. But how do you find one that lifts you up and makes you feel better (not worse)?

We’ve all seen the Facebook groups that tell you, your life is over, and now you want something different. Well, you’ve come to the right place!

  • Episode 5 – Babe with a Mobility Aid

    Hannah is standing with her leopard print walker and a cape that says 'Am I Disabled Now?' The caption reads, '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 terms with loss of mobility, buying your first mobility aid and what it feels like to start claiming the word disabled.

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  • Episode 2 – Community

    Hannah is standing with her leopard print walker and a cape that says 'Am I Disabled Now?' The caption reads, '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 actually use your wheelchair.

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