Holidays for all. The specially adapted cottage near Norwich giving disabled people and their families the break they deserve.

An amazing week and feeling suitably refreshed. We needed this. Our first holiday since 2007. Since before I became really really ill. This week’s post features my good friend Lucy Watts (MBE) no less… I have known Lucy for several years since working for a young adult hospice in Essex. Lucy has been ill sinceContinue reading “Holidays for all. The specially adapted cottage near Norwich giving disabled people and their families the break they deserve.”

1 in 5 women suffer with PGP. We need to talk more about pelvic pain in pregnancy and its effects. My personal story.

Introduction: This week’s post features… well, me. I started this blog for many reasons;  mainly to give people across Norwich who are doing amazing things to benefit others, a platform to speak on (not many people like to blow their own trumpet!) Also, to raise awareness and to share positive news stories across social mediaContinue reading “1 in 5 women suffer with PGP. We need to talk more about pelvic pain in pregnancy and its effects. My personal story.”

Surviving a stroke; how to cope with a sudden disability. The story of Eddie Pleban.

The culture shock of becoming suddenly disabled – to any degree – is very difficult to get used to, particularly if you were very active before. Introduction In 2011, Norwich resident Eddie Pleban suffered a life changing stroke on a flight to Australia.  In a medical centre in Dubai, he was given 48 hours toContinue reading “Surviving a stroke; how to cope with a sudden disability. The story of Eddie Pleban.”