Going up to full-time work with chronic fatigue, I know my long term readers are thinking…Georgia we read your struggles on your last full-time placement, what are you thinking? I know, I know and 6-months ago when I started having the conversations of increasing my hours to working full-time it was scary and truth be… Continue reading My Reasons for Going up to Full Time Work With Chronic Fatigue
The Medical Model of Disability is often talked about in occupational therapy and in fact, it’s debated a lot. The Medical Model was most recently debated at the start of 2022 when the Royal College of Occupational Therapists changed its logo from the Phoenix which as I’m sure many will remember generated lots of conversations. … Continue reading The Medical Model of Disability and Standardised Assessments
Hello! Firstly, before we get into this blog apologies for the slight delay - I am back doing regular posts I promise. I’ve just had some leave and then book edits came up right before leave which was so exciting. Yet, it was hard a spoon levels whilst I was trying to tie my loose… Continue reading My Tramlines 2023 Experience
It’s July which means it's one of the greatest months of the year - DISABILITY PRIDE MONTH!! So whilst we all soak up the disabled joy this month I wanted to remind those outside of the disabled community that this month is about CELEBRATING disability, not PITYING disability. I mean why would, you want to… Continue reading Disability Pride Month NOT Inspirational Porn Month
Howdy, and apologies for the silence, I can’t believe we are 4-months into the year and this will only be my third blog?!! I’ve missed blogging so much! It was never my intention to be as quiet, but my manuscript is submitted and I have so much to update you on! You’ll be fed up… Continue reading Manuscript Submitted, What’s Next?
Hello and happy Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month 2023! I can’t believe it 2 months since I’ve posted a blog! Recently, life has got pretty hectic therefore, I have a lot of goals I need to set. Goal setting works for me. Yet, I realised most of my goals were about work which are needed and will… Continue reading Managing My A-Z Occupations With Cerebral Palsy!
Happy New Year and happy 4 years of Not So Terrible Palsy, I know, 4 years! Although starting to write a blog was not a New Year’s resolution in 2019, I do enjoy starting the New Year off with a blog. The process of writing motivates me to be more creative for the year ahead… Continue reading 4 Years of Not So Terrible Palsy
I’m always up for a bit of positive disclosure and I am quite open about my disability. Yes, I don’t owe anyone my medical history, but I like to think that as an occupational therapist my experience of disability shapes my practice to add authenticity. As well as also making sure that I am using… Continue reading Am I Too Open About My Cerebral Palsy?
In my last blog I explored my activism as a meaningful occupation and how this occupation has grown over the years from what was blogging to now being so much more. Therefore, in this blog I thought I’d break down my activism a little more and show you what I’ve been up to this year.… Continue reading Examples of Occupations That Make up My Disabled Activism
Is it time to take on new challenges? This is the question I’m facing at the moment and I’m not talking about career challenges, as I have quite the number of career-based adventure plates spinning at the moment, I’m talking about life-based challenges. At the beginning of the year, I started not only my first… Continue reading Is It Time to Take on New Challenges?