20 Things Not to Say/Do to Someone in a Wheelchair

As a wheelchair user I’ve experienced quite a varied reaction from the able-bodied public, so I thought I’d share a few things that you shouldn’t say or do to those of us that use wheels.1. ‘I’m only parking here for five minutes.’– No, you’re really not, it’s a disabled bay, you don’t have a permit,…

21 Things a Spoonie Doesn’t Want to Hear

1. But you don’t look sick, you look great.– What exactly does ‘sick’ look like? I didn’t realise I was doing it wrong.– I left my ‘Chronically Disabled’ banner at home, sorry.– You didn’t see me throwing up all morning and then crying when I tried to lift my leg so my partner/family member/carer/friend could…