Last week, my husband and I went on a late anniversary trip down south to the Isle of Wight. We spent a lot of time prepping and planning for our holiday. I’ve found that not only does it help to reduce my anxiety, but it helps to ensure that we can relax knowing that things are in… Continue reading Isle of Wight Holiday: Accessibility Review
Finding the perfect place to go away on a holiday, or a short overnight break, can be tricky for anyone. It is even more tricky when you have health issues or disabilities. My husband and I decided that we wanted to go away to the Suffolk coast for a couple of days. We had been… Continue reading Accessibility Aggravation
One of the biggest challenges in dealing with my chronic conditions is not being able to leave the flat much. Between my nausea and vomiting, intense fatigue, and difficulty walking because of my balance issues, it can be hard to get out. Leaving the flat means ensuring that I have sick bags with me, and… Continue reading Isolation and Country Drives
Several months ago, my husband decided to put his provisional license to use (the one he’d had since he was a teenager) and start driving lessons. He grew up on the outer edge of London, and didn’t particularly need to drive to get around. When he started working, his job was easily accessible by train,… Continue reading A New Car Equals New Freedom!
Yesterday, I woke up in the wee hours of the morning with another major migraine. That means that for a few days, I have to rely on my walker to get around my flat because of my poor balance. I often rely on my rollator walker outside of the flat too, as some days I… Continue reading Disabilities and Society