Fear of Being Seen in a Wheelchair – from my journal 2019

(written 18 May 2019 – since then, I have embraced all the tools to get about, especially my new mobility scooter which I will write about another time). I’m beginning to let go of old expectations. Old beliefs. Were they even mine to begin with or were they ingrained from societal beliefs? I’m talking about…

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I’ve been using my disability as an excuse

I’ve just realised I have been using my disability as an excuse – because for me it’s an easy excuse – to stay safe, play small, and it means I don’t have to work on what is actually stopping me from experiencing life the way I want to. All it took was 5 minutes of…

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