The Rehab Saga: Maintaining change, Physio/OT and a visit from Addz

Up bright and early this morning but I felt pretty sleepy (I’m blaming the added antihistamines) I did eventually drag myself out of bed and get dressed in time for the Stretch class. It was a pretty small group of us today so we chatted a bit but got the job done, the Therapy techs…Continue reading The Rehab Saga: Maintaining change, Physio/OT and a visit from Addz

When is the right time to use mobility aids?

This is a topic I’ve discussed a lot over the years since my health started to decline due to Ehlers Danlos. There is a lot of stigma associated with mobility aids, I’m often questioned why I use a wheelchair when I can walk or why I use crutches when I have a wheelchair. The reasons…Continue reading When is the right time to use mobility aids?

Isle of Skye Holiday – Journey up and arrival

1st off sorry for the total lack of blogging lately but I’m using a holiday as an excuse to get started again! Me and mum are having a week on the Isle of Skye, we travelled from home to Dumbarton in one go (well done mum) and spent the night in a fab accessible room…Continue reading Isle of Skye Holiday – Journey up and arrival

Trixie Jogging Belt for Hands Free Dog Walking

I purchased this via amazon ”Trixie Waist Belt” so that I could walk dogs from my wheelchair or on crutches without getting hopelessly tangled. I have tried various methods like tying leads to my chair, carabiners, leads looped over my arms but all of them had the same flaw. The leads were either too long…Continue reading Trixie Jogging Belt for Hands Free Dog Walking

Bluebell Walk in the woods

I spent yesterday morning busy beading but late afternoon me and mum decided to head out to explore Orwell Country Park. Its Bluebell season and I haven’t used my lovely Nikon D90 in ages. Plus I’m still testing Mary J (wheelchair) off road! We took Belle the staffie who’s staying with us and we headed…Continue reading Bluebell Walk in the woods