On Friday, I decided to be brave, pretend that I don’t look and sound hideous on camera and document some of my day on Insta-stories. If you don’t know, Insta-stories are basically like super short video clips or photos that you can add to throughout the day on your Instagram, each photo or video clip… Continue reading A Day in the Life of My Disability
It’s been 12 months since I got my bionic hip (read the how’s and why’s here), well almost 12 months, on the 12 month anniversary of having a metal hip surgically implanted into my hip bones I will be undergoing another orthopaedic procedure and I will be back in hospital- which is not really the… Continue reading Total Hip Replacement – 12 months later..
Back in March I had my 6 month hip replacement review with my consulant. Personally, I’d felt like things were going pretty well, although I’d had a small surgery to remove a bladder stone under general anaesthetic which I think they were less than careful flinging my legs and new hip around so I’d been… Continue reading Hip Replacement – 6 Month Review
In the build up to my surgery I did a lot of research, I had trouble finding stories from younger people who had hip replacements. In fact every time I spoke to anyone about my surgery the first thing they said was “ooh, you’re young to be having a hip replacement”. I was interested to… Continue reading Total Hip Replacement – My Surgery Experience
I’ve been exploring positivity towards illness and disability recently, please catch up with Part 1 and Part 2 if you haven’t already. Tonight, I am welcoming a guest post from the wonderfully lovely Sarah over at Raiin-Monkey, please check out her blog. Hi everyone! My name is Sarah, I’m 23 years old and I’m a lifestyle blogger… Continue reading Is Positivity Everything? Part 3
Welcome to the first post in a series all about the individuals attitude towards their disability and/or chronic illness. You may have caught my recent post on Sacrael Agenesis Awareness Day – you can catch up here to get a better insight into my own personal disability. Last month, following the pre-op for my upcoming… Continue reading Is positivity everything? – Part 1
Today, 06 June, is Sacral Agenesis Awareness Day. Sacral agenesis (or Caudal Regression Syndrome) is a congenital disorder in which there is abnormal foetal development of the lower spine. The condition exists in a variety of forms, ranging from partial absence of the tail bone regions of the spine to absence of the lower vertebrae, pelvis and parts of the… Continue reading Sacral Agenesis Awareness Day