On Saturday 26th May 2018 I attended a surprise birthday meal with extended family for my nephews 16th. They choose to book a very posh Indian restaurant in Walkden, Manchester called The Purple Lounge. We had a wonderful time and … Continue reading Why I was #FitToBurst *LIVE* on Facebook!!
Tuesday 20th February 2018 is a landmark day in the lives of people with thousands of various profound disabilities and chronic illnesses to where toileting out in public is either impossible or vastly undignified. Today could mark the day accessible … Continue reading Changing Places Campaign | How 1 Mum’s Petition is Changing Lives!
(Title Image: Lady stick figure desperate for the loo, + wheelchair symbol = Changing Places toilets) This post is part of a series focusing on Changing Places, in collaboration with Muscular Dystrophy UK’s #FitToBurst Campaign. It might be helpful to read PART ONE FIRST!👍 Where we left off in Part 1, I had been referred to a Urologist to discuss the ins and outs of what it will take for me to undergo unnecessary surgery for a Suprapubic Catheter (aka SPC). Fast forward 4 months to November, I was seen at Royal Bolton Hospital. Before I go into what was said … Continue reading Changing Places Campaign | #FitToBurst Part II | When Doctors Don’t Listen
(Title Image: A Changing Places accessible toilet. Large space that includes; a toilet, ceiling track hoist and adult size adjustable changing table) For 250,000 disabled UK residents, going to the toilet is a military operation. Only you never hear … Continue reading Changing Places Campaign | #FitToBurst – Putting my health on the line due to inaccessible toilets