Month: September 2019

6 Things I’ve Learnt Since Using a Powerchair

Anyone looking from the outside might wonder why I have so many wheels to my name. No, not fancy cars, but my collection of mobility aids. I take no shame in needing all these, as each and every one has a different purpose. Related: Mummying and M.E. – Life On Wheels To keep my mental […]

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Quotes I Like to Live By: Part 2

Be gentle with yourself. You’re doing the best you can.  This is part 2 of my “quotes I like to live by” series. Or “naff motivational quote number 2”.  If you haven’t yet read Part 1: “Nothing Changes if Nothing Changes” do so now. “Be Gentle With Yourself, You’re Doing the Best You Can” is […]

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Quotes I’ve Learnt to Live By

If you follow me on Instagram (@mummyingme), you’ll know I’m a fan of a good motivational quote.  Click here to follow me on Instagram @mummyingme With this in mind, I decided to create a “series” of blog posts. Each one will describe one of my favourite quotes and what they mean to me. This post […]

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REVIEW: Smol Laundry Capsules

Disclaimer: This is an affiliate post meaning if you choose to sign up to Smol products I get free stuff. Wonderful eh. Note: I only work with brands or put my name to brands, that I truly believe will be used and enjoyed by my readers. I can’t honestly remember what it was I saw […]

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Things I’m Grateful For This Week

I’ve wanted to think recently about what and who I’m grateful for. There have been many people instrumental in avoiding me plunging into a state of depression recently and I want to say thank you to those people.

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Introduction to the UK Disability Benefits System

(This post will be updated regularly as I am in the process of appealing a PIP decision. Pop back to hopefully see changes soon.)  Let’s start with the facts:  According to Scope UK, 13.7 million people in the UK are disabled. This is made up of around 6% of children, 19% of working age adults, […]

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5 Stages of Coming to Terms with a Chronic Illness

It is known that there are 5 stages of grief when coming to terms with any kind of loss. These stages of grief are most commonly associated with bereavement but can also be applied to coming to terms with a chronic illness. 

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