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Being Disabled: Healthcare and Gender

{This series is based on my personal experiences re. living with disability, in my case Chiari & Intracranial Hypertension with Migraine & assorted comorbid unpleasantness, that has kept me housebound for several years.) If you've ever alluded to holding feminist beliefs or mentioned gender biases in our society on social media, you'll know that there… Continue reading Being Disabled: Healthcare and Gender

Suddenly I Care About Hand Cream

Until recently, I never gave hand cream much thought. I always had a tube lurking somewhere, usually something that had come as part of a gift set, but I never reached for it. My hands got moisturised as a happy byproduct of me applying body lotion or body butter, but they never had their own… Continue reading Suddenly I Care About Hand Cream

The Lip Balm Files – Laneige Lip Mask and Lip Glowy Balm

~ This series consists, unsurprisingly, of product reviews of lip balms, masks and treatments. None of these posts are sponsored. ~ When your life is turned upside down by disability, you find yourself missing a range of things, big and small, from your old life. One of the little things I miss is doing my… Continue reading The Lip Balm Files – Laneige Lip Mask and Lip Glowy Balm

Being Disabled: Notes on a Pandemic

{This series is based on my personal experiences re. living with disability, in my case Chiari & Intracranial Hypertension with Migraine & assorted comorbid unpleasantness, that has kept me housebound for several years.} Disabled folk are used to being ignored. We are perceived by most employers, many of our past or present colleagues and even… Continue reading Being Disabled: Notes on a Pandemic

Being Disabled: Success, Failure and The Lies We Tell Ourselves

{This series is based on my personal experiences re. living with disability, in my case Chiari & Intracranial Hypertension with Migraine & assorted comorbid unpleasantness, that has kept me housebound for several years.} One of the dubious truths we pass on to our children as we try to guide them into becoming happy, fulfilled adults… Continue reading Being Disabled: Success, Failure and The Lies We Tell Ourselves