My Life Changing Powerchair

My Life Changing Powerchair

When it comes to wheelchairs, and mobility aids in general, it’s fair to say that the conversation can often be negative, particularly when … View Post
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My Problem With River Island’s #labelsareforclothes Campaign

My Problem With River Island’s #labelsareforclothes Campaign

Last year River Island did an excellent job of expanding their plus size range up to a size 28. Their plus range has quickly become … View Post
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Identities: What Being Disabled Means to Me

Identities: What Being Disabled Means to Me

Being disabled is just one of many identities I have, but it’s perhaps the most important to me. I ‘became’ disabled as an … View Post
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Getting to Grips With Using a Stick

Getting to Grips With Using a Stick

  In the past 18 months or so, the symptoms of my chronic illness have meant that there are some days that I need to … View Post
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How to Change Your Ableist Vocabulary Part II: Sarcastic Snowflake Edition

How to Change Your Ableist Vocabulary Part II: Sarcastic Snowflake Edition

We’re almost at the end of 2017 and yet on a regular basis I’m still hearing and seeing ableist vocabulary used in a … View Post
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Linking Depression and Obesity

Linking Depression and Obesity

Kaiser Health News recently published an article, detailing a medical breakthrough: depression and obesity are intertwined. This is probably not news to you if … View Post
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Mental Illness Isn’t a Character in an Indie Movie

Mental Illness Isn’t a Character in an Indie Movie

Content warning: this article contains aspects which may trigger some readers, including self harm and mental illness.    Mental illness is not a thing … View Post
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Help A Blogger Get A New Powerchair!

Help A Blogger Get A New Powerchair!

I’m Shona – you probably know me from my disability posts on SMB – and I need your help. None of us like asking for … View Post
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