Of Hearts: The Bra Strap

  I’ve wanted to write something like this for a while, I guess you could call it a series of stories, things that happened to me or things I want to talk about that aren’t conventional blog posts. I’m titling it Of Hearts because it’s a play on words regarding the Queen of Hearts and…

Making Friends as an Adult is Hard

Image by Khandie Photography Making friends as an adult is hard. Making friends as a disabled adult is really hard. I’m in my early thirties, I spend a lot of time at home due to my health and it gets really isolating. Remember as a kid, you’d go up to another kid, ask them to…

Disabled and Sexy: Bras from Figleaves

*Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Figleaves This kind of content is way out of my comfort zone but I want to show that plus size, disabled bodies are desirable and sexy. With that in mind, I picked a few bras from Figleaves that made me feel all kinds of beautiful. It’s amazing what lingerie…

An Introduction to Using Alt Text/Image Descriptions

If you hadn’t already noticed accessibility is really important to me. As a writer and someone that posts a lot of content across social media platforms, I want everything I do to be accessible for everyone. I didn’t know much about image descriptions until a few years ago but since then I use them religiously…

To The Guy That Commented ‘I’ve Always Wanted to Try A Chick in a Wheelchair’

Since posting more pictures of me online the influx of creepy private messages and comments has soared. They either want to cure me of my disability, marry me or both, and quite frankly I’d much rather they just pissed off. I received this comment on an image of me sat in my wheelchair the other…

The Chronic Illness Diaries: Flaring, Freezing, And Ruined Plans

I realised I haven’t written a ‘day in my life’ type post in quite a while so want to make it a much more frequent thing because living with multiple chronic illnesses means my days are never the same and I want to bring more awareness to it.  I went up north to visit family…

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME and Getting Through Festivities

Are you excited for the next few weeks or dreading it? If you suffer with a chronic condition I can guarantee you’ll be worrying about so much more than buying the right present for your uncle Dave or getting the turkey in the oven on time.I’ve lived with CFS/ME since my teens and trust me,…