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Trip to Chester Zoo! | Courtesy of The Willow Foundation

Back in 2016, finding it difficult to get out with now 2 young children under 5 as a wheelchair user myself with a life-limiting muscle wasting condition, I applied for a ‘Special Day’ via The Willow Foundation. I’d actually known … Continue reading Trip to Chester Zoo! | Courtesy of The Willow Foundation

The Disabled Blogger Tag

A big thank you to my friend Emma over at SimplyEmma.co.uk (Top UK travel + disability blogger) for inviting me to answer some awesome questions as part of the only Disabled Blogger Tag. A Q + A series created by Elin from My Blurred World specifically for disabled bloggers! 1. When and why did you start your blog? I started this blog in August 2017, although I’ve had many blogs over the years I’ve never gone public with. They were more a personal outlet of my troubles. Starting ‘Life of an Ambitious Turtle’ was a whole other kettle of fish! … Continue reading The Disabled Blogger Tag

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

 (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