Content warning for suicide and self harm.
Ehler Danlos Syndrome Awareness
Raising awareness is incredibly important for me. I have encountered doctor after doctor who has either never heard of Ehlers Danlos syndrome, or whose entire knowledge of it is that it’s a connective tissue disorder. I’d always known…
Running a website and weekly updating blog is not easy for my ADHD self, and I’m proud of making it to my tenth post. Here are the tips I’ve learnt so far that I want to pass along.
Whether you want to get creative for your New Year’s Resolution, or you want to communicate something and can’t find the words, photojournalism is worth trying out.
I Am a Person, But My Identity Comes First
Person with a disability, or disabled person? Knowing which to use can be a minefield. Here’s why I always default to ‘disabled person’.
This is What Disability Looks Like
I’ve been told many times that I’m too young to be in so much pain. That I’m too young to use mobility aids. That I’m too young to be disabled. But disability doesn’t care how old you are. It doesn’t care how determined you are, how pretty you are, how much potential you have…
I’ve had to make a lot of adaptations for my disabilities. From little things like swapping out candles with solar candles and nice smelling things so my asthma doesn’t get set off, to dropping out of school and university. Some things have been…
Living with Chronic Pain
What you can’t see in this photo is how much pain I’m in. I’m currently sitting on a coach to travel home, and my hip pain is enough that I want to cry. The trip has only started, and I have three hours to go…