Put the effort in

I have recently written about the internet stealing our future selves over at Fem-tellectual, it is based on Gretchen Rubin’s Happier at Home UK US While some more passive forms of leisure, such as watching TV or surfing the Internet, are fun in the short term, over time, they don’t offer nearly the same happiness […]

The fight for a wheelchair – part 3

Read part 1 hereĀ  Read part 2 hereĀ  So, I have another appointment with wheelchair services to see GBL, this time at Thurrock Wheelchair Services, and he brings along the chair I want and the one that the NHS will provide. Even with the lightweight one from the NHS fatigues me quickly. The occupational health […]

The fight for a wheelchair – part 1

After several times at work when I was not able to work short distances anymore I realised I needed a wheelchair. It had got to the point where I was avoiding going anywhere as I was afraid my legs were going to collapse underneath me. I tried crutches and these were great for short distances, […]