Cerebral Palsy

4 Years of Not So Terrible 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…

Georgia the Occupational Therapist or Just Georgia?

Just like that, we’re at the end of the year. This year has been a really big one for me yet, it feels like it’s gone by in the blink of an eye and I feel as though I haven’t appreciated it as much as I should have.  Recently, I’ll be honest, my mental health…

Am I Too Open About My Cerebral 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…

Examples of Occupations That Make up My Disabled Activism

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.…

Is It Time to Take on New Challenges?

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…

100th Blog Post on Not So Terrible Palsy

100th blog post, can you believe it? There are now 100 blogs post of me waffling on and yet I’m still here with a growing audience. It amazes me and I am so pleased that you are here with me – it means a lot! I honestly didn’t think I’d be here, having the different…

 My Tramlines 2022 Experience

I’ve never been a festival goer, I enjoy concerts but the idea of a festival as an ambulatory wheelchair user terrifies me. Yet, every year Tramlines tickets go on sale and I’m so tempted but always back out due to my disability related anxiety. Until last summer when I went for it! Tramlines is a…

Am I as Disability Confident as I Think I Am?

As promised I am writing about my confidence in asking for help that I unpicked in my last blog. It’s a bit of a ‘typical’ blog I know, I know. But it is Disability Pride Month after all so if it’s got to be done, what better month to do it in? I always say…

Life Update – June 2022

Who do I think I am? Writing a post titled ‘Life Update’, as if I’m that important that I need to give you a life update, I know you’re already thinking get on with it Georgia. I know you’re also thinking that the whole point of my blog was that I had my niche of…

A Year Into Being an OT With CP

It’s been a while, at one point I was debating if they’d be a blog at all this month! The thought of not posting a blog for more than a month does not sit well with me. Therefore I thought why do not a general life update seen as it’s a year since I finished…

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