2020: The Year Of Lemons

We’ve all been given lemons in the last year, and the lemonade hasn’t been easy to make. But believe me, you’ve already made more than you think, and keep making more everyday. Don’t stop.

Happiness Doesn’t Mean Easy

Happiness, like most good things, doesn’t come easy. It takes work and resilience and is ours for the taking.

2017 Part 1: Reunions

Then there was the reunion that brought back tears; thankfully not sad tears. The experience was just unexpectedly more emotional than I anticipated I could handle. And yet I wouldn’t have had it any other way.

New Shoes & Autonomic Dysreflexia

Autonomic Dysreflexia: Probably one of the most critical side effect some spinally injured people face. Affects pretty much every facet of day to day life.So much hassle to wear good shoes.

Dating While Disabled

Dating. One of the many things I’ve had to completely relearn from the ground up since becoming disabled in 2010. Dating while disabled can be one of the most gut wrenching and, at the same time, liberating things a person can go through, at least in my experience. Before my disability I never thought twiceContinue reading “Dating While Disabled”

My Year In Bed

2016 was rough

The Boy With A Hole In His Chest

I’m not everyone’s cup of tea. Some people just prefer coffee I guess. But I have noticed a bit of a trend. A lot of people seem to like tea. My tea. I get told a lot about how I’m this and that, how people like me and how I make them happy… and IContinue reading “The Boy With A Hole In His Chest”

In Him I See Myself

It’s funny how we can find some truly brilliant people in some unlikely/unexpected circumstances. It has been 4 months since my last post and an interesting 4 months it’s been. Basically I had a bit of a health scare but fortunately I received the right care and medical attention before anything got too out ofContinue reading “In Him I See Myself”

Valentines Day: Are We Doing It Right?

As a kid growing up, I celebrated Valentines day every single year, the only way I knew how: making a card by hand with a heartfelt message in it and giving it to my mum. Funny how that always gave me more joy than most of the Valentines I’d celebrated in my older years, involvingContinue reading “Valentines Day: Are We Doing It Right?”

SO WHAT’S SO NEW THIS NEW YEAR?

Welcome 2016! Happy New Year to all my friends, readers and… well if you’re not one of the above… then you. Happy New Year to you. Ok, fine, I’ll be the first to admit it’s a bit late for festive greetings and frankly I’m not too fussed about the new year. Apart from my workContinue reading “SO WHAT’S SO NEW THIS NEW YEAR?”

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