Category Archives: Reblogged

My blog: The Next Chapter

I have favourite blogs and favourite bloggers, read this post from on of my favourites Bearded Igor Blogs and see what you think.

Bearded Igor Blogs

I’m still pinching myself at the numbers I am receiving and the targets I have hit. It’s insane numbers but one I am truly Proud of. But after hitting 10,000 views and 500 followers it’s time for me to change things up and progress to the next chapter of my journey.

Starting on Monday 3rd September I will no longer be doing daily blogging. It’s not a decision I have taken lightly. What I will be doing is posting 4 times a week posting on Monday. Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

The reason? There are a number of reasons why. Firstly is my book. As you all know I am writing a book of short stories and poems. Recently I have been struggling to find the time to write and post at the same time and blog seemed to have taken priority so have fallen behind schedule. Those extra few days…

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Why are you in that wheelchair/scooter if you can walk?

When the pain is too much we need help, not judgement

Mezzie Learns

When you’re a part-time user of a mobility device, people seem to get confused. Someone might see me in a scooter one day, then see me walking the next and congratulate me on my miraculous recovery. The more cynical might accuse me of faking my disability. Quite frankly, I’m tired of explaining it several times a day, so I’m writing this blog post as something I can send people to read on their own time so we can talk about other things when we’re together. At the bottom of this mythbusting post where I address things I have heard at least a dozen times, you will find links to blogs of other part-time wheelchair and scooter users so you can start recognizing and combating the misconceptions and myths society has about people who use mobility devices.

Myth #1: You don’t need a wheelchair or scooter if you can walk at…

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