My New Toy!!

When I first became Paralysed it was a huge adjustment, many tears and many dark days. Gradually over the last three years the dark days have become less and I have learnt to live life in a different way. Part of this adaptation was finding things that make life more exciting and more normal. One … More My New Toy!!

Intensive therapy

In March I spent two weeks doing intensive therapy with a group called Making Strides at Sargood on Collaroy. Making Strides is usually based in Queensland but a few times a year they travel down to Sargood where they do two week intensive courses… Making Strides work in a very different way to usual physiotherapy … More Intensive therapy

Rare diseases

I am happy to say that my story was shared on the Rare Diseases website and that Radiation Induced Lumbar Plexopathy is now listed amongst their rare diseases. This is a step in the right direction to have acknowlegment and understanding of RILP .. we need to understand the symptoms so that diagnosis cam be … More Rare diseases

Rolling through history ..

Yesterday at the invitation of my friend Cathy, who works as a ranger, Annie and I went to the Kamay Botany Bay National Park in Kurnell. https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/visitor-centres/kurnell-visitor-centre At the visitors centre we looked at the various displays as Cathy explained to us the history of the area. Did you know that Captain Cook’s ship was … More Rolling through history ..