Can you take a holiday from DISABILITY? The Irish Government thinks I can!!

To say I am angry is an understatement. Yesterday when I arrived home, fully of optimism about our country and its desire to put the patient (I am writing a post about this too), to find a letter from Social Welfare. Readers of my blog know I have Multiple Sclerosis, Continue Reading

Is Dublin Airport the leader in disability services?

Is Dublin Airport the leader in PRM services_

There are times in life where you see a massive difference in the way two similar organisations approach a situation. Last week I had an experience which both angers me, and saddens me, at the same time. The contrast was stark. People with disabilities travel. We use cars, trains, boats, Continue Reading

A life changing trip? San Francisco – Part 3

A life changing trip? Cannabis

Following on from my description of my visit to the USA which I shared in ‘A life changing trip? San Francisco – Part 1‘ and “A life changing trip? San Francisco – Part 2‘, today’s post will help you understand the title. Cannabis In California the use of cannabis is Continue Reading

A life changing trip? San Francisco – Part 2

A life changing trip?

Following on from A life changing trip? San Francisco – Part 1 Where I shared the concerns I had about travelling a big distance, here I share some things I did on holiday. Harley and Me I am 50 and it is about time I had a good mid life Continue Reading

A life changing trip? San Francisco – Part 1

San Francisco - a life changing trip

Holidays are a source of anxiety for many people, and especially people with chronic illnesses. We are leaving the security of our homes where we know where everything is, and also the assurance of a routine. Travelling brings uncertainty. There is also the added discomfort of the journey to and Continue Reading

Little Things That Can Help Living with a Disability

This is a collaborative post. Disabled people often find themselves in places that are not suitable for them. This means that they have to develop the skill of problem-solving, as this can help them to find ways around such situations. For some of them, problem-solving has become an art and Continue Reading