Let me just start this post by saying, if I actually manage to write this without it just turning into a string of expletives I’ll be impressed. It turns out Jamie Oliver is so fired up on the “success” of his sugar tax, that now he wants to go after those awful awful mothers who… Read More Breastfeeding and Jamie Oliver
This is going to be a slightly childish post, I’d apologise but I’m not really sorry. Some of you may have seen my previous posts about social services (pt 2), well here is the update, there’s a fair bit to go through.
The wonderful Sophie had a fantastic idea to come up with 16 goals for 2016, in her own words. The concept of 16 in ’16 is simple; an opportunity to sit down, reflect on the past year and think about what things we did well, what things we’d like to do better in the future… Read More 16 in ’16
If you follow me on Twitter then you’ll have seen this already. There is a hashtag about Ableist speech and attitudes, it’s full of quotes that have been said to disabled people, as well as more generalised examples of how disabled people are treated.
I’ve been a little quiet lately, thought I should explain what has been going on. Especially as I am very angry and need to get this off my chest. We have been referred to Social Services, this isn’t the first time, and I’m fed up of dealing with them.
Some of my followers will be aware of this, many of you wont. In May the Cape Breton Post published an article called “Feeling tired? Conserve your precious spoons“. The basic gist of this article was that the author had read about spoon theory and had applied it to her life. Which would be fine… Read More Why #spooniegate matters
One of the most commonly used comebacks to fat hatred is to point out how healthy the plus size target is. It’ll get pointed out that they go to the gym, or race, or do some other active hobby. Their diet will be healthy, loads of salads and cooked from scratch stuff. Which is a… Read More The Healthy Fattie
Over the years I’ve asked, time and time again, what the hell is wrong with my back? And over the years I’ve added to the question, but never the answer. I finally got my answer! I’ve been diagnosed as hypermobile, and it’s that which is causing me all this pain.
Quick recap for anyone who hasn’t read my blog previously, I suffer from a chronic pain problem which has left me severely limited. Before the pain started I was fairly slim, very girlie looking, and a very petite 4’10”. I was very often treated as a dainty little doll-like thing who needed protection and big… Read More Disability and female weakness