The BBC reported on a story about Justin Levene, a paraplegic man, dragging himself along the floor through Luton Airport after his self-propelling wheelchair was left behind on a flight. Justin […]
Finding the right wheelchair bag is difficult, I had a tatty old rucksack that was attached to the back of my chair and I searched and searched but couldn’t find […]
Being a wheelchair user I get used to navigating the everyday obstacles that make life a bit more difficult, today it went wrong and I thought it was an ambulance […]
Yesterday I had an appointment at Colchester Hospital, Essex to see the orthopaedic team, if you have read my blog before or if you know me, then you will know […]
I returned to pick up the Mini Connect I noticed it was wet, but in fact it was sticky. I had failed to properly screw the lid on the Oramorph and the contents had spilt onto the Mini Connect and over the arm of our settee, my first thought was the tablet sat inside but luckily it was perfectly dry inside the zipped compartment.
most people will be inconvenienced by not being able to park off street but this confines me to home, my wife is going to the chemist to pick up my meds today because I need them but apart from that I actually don’t need to go out, however when the option of going out is removed, you start to feel confined.
There are many things that I didn’t realise about disability when I was able bodied, one of those things is the problem with standard trousers when you are a wheelchair user.
a 1 litre drinks bottle that has a large clip that enables it to be attached to a wheelchair or a hospital bed etc and has a 1.2 metre drinking tube with a bite valve
The day will come when their roles will reverse, his children may have to care for him more than he can possibly care for them.
I fell onto the bath board and it slipped and lost its grip on the bath edges, I fell into the bath and onto the upturned bath board with the thin plastic fin bits right in the crease at the top of my bum!