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Disabled Access Day: Access at Work for the Chronically Ill


It’s Disabled Access Day weekend, woohoo! On that theme (although a slight tangent, as I am wont to do), I’d like to take a bit of time to share something that’s been on my mind over the last few weeks: how we think about and understand accessibility, specifically in terms of work. Firstly, I’d like to apologise for my lack of […]

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I’m on the BBC Ouch Podcast!

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This week I was delighted to head back to the BBC to record an episode of their disability podcast, BBC Ouch. It has been a couple of years since I last was a guest, and oh boy, have times changed. I was initially invited on to talk about how I was using diet (and let’s […]

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The Cynical “Clean Eating” Backlash


Things have been a bit busy over here recently, so I haven’t been able to spend time writing on my blog. That being said, I have just written something on Instagram that I wanted to save here for posterity. It’s shorter and less detailed than the things I usually write on this blog, but it’s […]

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Exercise, Instagram & Chronic Illness


I tried to swim and caused permanent shoulder problems. I tried to do yoga and I dislocated a rib. I did a HIIT workout and I passed out. Twice. I passed out on a spin bike. Once. I should know better. My body isn’t made to “work out”. It isn’t made to go to a […]

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The 24 hour rule


I’m not really a big fan of rules, but the 24 hour rule is something that has been drilled into me since I was a child (you’ll have seen it mentioned in my interview with Mummy Lipman last week), and I think it has played a huge role in shaping how I manage life around my […]

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