I Risk My Life Everytime I Venture Out | #FitToBurst

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

Changing Places Campaign | #FitToBurst Part II | When Doctors Don’t Listen

Β (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 ONEΒ FIRST!πŸ‘ 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

Changing Places Campaign | #FitToBurst – Putting my health on the line due to inaccessible toilets

  (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