Did the title grab your attention? No, it wasn’t clickbait. No, I’m not being dramatic and no, there isn’t another way out of this vicious cycle that I haven’t spent 14 years trying to make work to improve my situation. … Continue reading I Risk My Life Everytime I Venture Out | #FitToBurst
In support of the recent campaign by Laura Moore AKA Mum On A Mission to get Walt Disney World/Disneyland resorts to see the dire need of ‘Changing Places‘ toilet facilities in their parks, I wrote an open letter to Disney explaining the sad reality behind exactly why my children will Never get to experience the magic like every other kid does in their childhood. Mum On A Mission in the Media; Mum SLAMS Disney after having to change severely disabled son on toilet floor Dear Disney, My name is Fi and I’m a 29yr old Mum of two little girls … Continue reading Dear Disney | Why my children will Never experience the Magic…
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