The Reality of Marfan Syndrome – Guest Post by Shona

Meet Shona Hi, I’m Shona Louise and I’m from Hertfordshire in the UK. I live with a condition called Marfan Syndrome that has caused various secondary conditions and problems over the years. I’ve had spinal fusion surgery to correct Scoliosis and a total hip replacement, I also live with chronic pain across my body but [...]

The Reality of Chronic Pain – Guest Post by Georgina

“The Reality Of…” is a series with the aim to raise awareness of disabilities, illnesses, impairments, etc. Also, educating others about the barriers that disabled people and carers face. I hope this series helps to break down misconceptions and stigma. Life doesn't have to stop when you have a disability. Meet Georgina! Hello! I’m Georgina [...]

The Reality of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease & Tegmen Tympani Defect – Guest Post by Carmel

The Reality of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease & Tegmen Tympani Defect – Guest Post by Carmel

Carmel's guest post is the 50th post in the segment on my blog, called “The Reality Of…” which gives others the ability to share their story and raise awareness of the disabilities, illnesses, impairments and invisible illnesses that they have. *Warning - one specific description in this post may be sensitive to some readers. I [...]

The Reality of Multiple Chronic Illnesses – Guest Post by Caz

The Reality of Multiple Chronic Illnesses – Guest Post by Caz

Caz's guest post is the 48th post in the segment on my blog, called “The Reality Of…” which gives others the ability to share their story and raise awareness of the disabilities, illnesses, impairments and invisible illnesses that they have. Meet Caz! I'm Carol, but I go by Caz. It causes problems when cashing cheques [...]

The Reality of Pain & Parenting – When the Happiest Year of Your Life Becomes the Hardest – Guest Post by Joel

The Reality of Pain & Parenting – When the Happiest Year of Your Life Becomes the Hardest – Guest Post by Joel

Joel's guest post is the 42nd post in the segment on my blog, called “The Reality Of…” which gives others the ability to share their story and raise awareness of the disabilities, illnesses, impairments and invisible illnesses that they have. Meet Joel! For those that don't know me, my name is Joel. I'm 35 years [...]

The Reality of Spina Bifida, Nerve Damage & Chronic Pain – Guest Post by Aileen

The Reality of Spina Bifida, Nerve Damage & Chronic Pain – Guest Post by Aileen

Aileen's guest post is the 33rd post in the segment on my blog, called “The Reality Of…” which gives others the ability to share their story and raise awareness of the disabilities, illnesses, impairments and invisible illnesses that they have. Meet Aileen! Hello, my name is Aileen and I live in Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, [...]

The Reality of Psoriatic Arthritis – Guest Post by Jamie

The Reality of Psoriatic Arthritis – Guest Post by Jamie

Jamie's guest post is the 28th post in the segment on my blog, called “The Reality Of…” which gives others the ability to share their story and raise awareness of the disabilities, illnesses, impairments and invisible illnesses that they have. Meet Jamie! Hi I’m Jamie! I’m a mum of one living in Gloucestershire. I am [...]

The Reality of Cerebral Palsy – Guest Post by Bethany

The Reality of Cerebral Palsy – Guest Post by Bethany

Bethany's guest post is the 25th post in the segment on my blog, called “The Reality Of…” which gives others the ability to share their story and raise awareness of the disabilities, illnesses, impairments and invisible illnesses that they have. Meet Bethany Hello! I’ve never been good at introductions; what does one even say? It’s [...]