All of the blog posts, neatly arrange by year and category… neat
First impressions after a week with the new stroller.
Trying out a different style of pushchair / wheelchair.
An update on how stuff is going and what we’re doing next.
How does life look 131 days after my spinal cord injury.
Pain is complicated.
We’ve achieved a great deal and learnt a lot. But where do we go next?
An exploration of functional labels and why i don’t use them.
Life changes and it’s changing for me rapidly.
A deeper dive into what it means to be ‘little’ and autistic.
Identity can be a tricky thing. I was recently asked a very good question by a researcher researching autism and kink. I figured it was time I wrote about it :)
I got out on my bike. Here’s a post about how we made it happens and what we’re doing next.
First 100 days with a life changing spinal cord injury
It’s going to be a few horrible week. But it should be worth it.
It’s been 12 weeks since my injury and life is different. But not as different as it may seem.
A way to work from bed without ‘being in bed’
Task management is a common struggle for a huge number of ADHD folk. Here’s my approach.
Exploring the impact of personas on my work life.
Trying to work out when to return to work and what things I need to consider before I do so.
My thoughts on physical pacing. How I can pace my body to get the most out of each day but optimising a day for rest, or a day for adventure.
It’s been 10 weeks since my body changed. This is a post about where we are. What is happening with my body, what things we’ve worked out how to do and what comes next.
The wheelchair assessment took an unexpected direction.
Why cheerfulness is critical in my life. How pain threatens my cheerfulness and what I am doing to manage the situation.
Where I am sitting has a huge impact on my day. With that in mind, I need a proper plan. This post covers a quick overview of my daily sitting routine and some of the thoughts that have gone into deciding it.
My road map to getting back to work by the end of May.
I am so damn happy.
A plan comes together!
How we trying to keep my mental health stable as I adapt to a different life
I finally got outside an rode some trikes. I found one that worked perfectly for me.
The two buggies I use everyday and how they are impacting my life.
It’s been a really busy week. Here’s a quick run through of the important bits.
Protecting my mental health by reframing the chocked in my life.
Some of the reasons my injury doesn’t feel real and some of the logical rebuttals as to why.
My plan to get back into cycling and mountain biking.
A new way of moving!
Some thoughts on acceptance
Informed consent is hard when I don’t understand something.
A little blog post exploring the relationship between my impairments and my identity.
How we are engineering my life to manage the pain I experience.
We know what’s wrong and I’ve chosen W lens for how to deal with it.
How I found belonging in my life.
Feelings can be hard to explain.
Some of the issues I have with sitting and how we’re addressing them.
An attempt to capture how I feel.
How we’re reshaping my daily routine to help support my recovery.
A few ways I am simplifying my life as I work on my recovery.
Another trip to hospital and a better understanding of why my legs are messed up.
How we’re addressing the barriers in my home.
Why I don’t feel safe at home and what we’re going to do about it.
How I ended up so I’ll and what we’re doing finorevenf if happening again.
My legs have changed a lot in the last few weeks. This post explains what the change is, how it effects my life and the language I have chosen to describe what is happening and help me navigate my recovery.