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5 ways to support your favourite content creators

5 ways to support your favourite content creators

I was talking to my aunt not too long back about my YouTube channel, she admitted she didn’t subscribe because she thought she had to pay. This inspired me to try and help people to understand. Here are 5 ways to support your favourite content creators. What is a content creator? A content creator is someone who makes videos, articles, blog posts, anything that we read or watch. They can be YouTubers, personal bloggers, journalists… all of these things and…

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Disabled community stop doing this in 2021

Disabled community stop doing this in 2021

I think I can safely say you are not alone in doing these things, I am as guilty of it as you are. But disabled community stop doing this in 2021 please? Can we move forward with a collective agreement to try and not do these things? I think we are all guilty of feeling like a burden, of feeling guilt or worrying too much what other people think. It is not something we do alone, but these things are…

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My illnesses awareness month

My illnesses awareness month

There are a lot of things I am not good at, including riding a bike, but the main one is remembering dates, birthdays etc. I really suck at it, still it was impossible to escape my notice this month that it is all my illnesses awareness month! Ok not ALL of my illnesses, but three of them the ones I think of as being my main three. Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and Fibromyalgia have all affected my life…

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Blooming Mindfulness award

Blooming Mindfulness award

Oh my goodness I am so excited and thankful that Back Pain blog UK has nominated me for an award that was set up by Pamela Jensen from There is Always Hope. The Chronically Hopeful Award is, in her words, “to recognise the incredible people who blog about chronic illness, mental health and disability.” This meant so much to me because both of these blogs are favourites of mine who I have been subscribed to for years. Both of these incredible…

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Let’s talk about mobility aids

Let’s talk about mobility aids

Let’s talk about mobility aids so that’s things like walkers, walking sticks, crutches, wheelchairs of all the various kinds. Anything that helps us get around in the chronic illness community a lot of people use them not all wheelchair users have to be in a wheelchair full time. Not everybody who uses a walking stick needs it all the time and I think is this big gap between what society expects and what is needed. I’ve heard of people getting…

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Why cinema trips can be hard with chronic illnesses

Why cinema trips can be hard with chronic illnesses

Hey everybody! I think it is important to look at how disability impacts normal life, and for most people cinema trips are normal. That is why today we are talking about why cinema trips can be hard with chronic illnesses. Avengers Yesterday I went to see Avengers Endgame, and oh my goodness was I excited! I got dressed up as you can see, and we went to the lunchtime showing because we couldn’t wait. However, almost as soon as I…

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