I’m not ashamed to talk about mental health. Recently, I’ve been struggling quite a bit, which I tried to get help for from my NHS doctor. After a 2 month wait, they referred me to a community mental health team, who wanted to sort me with unemployment benefits, coffee mornings and group talking therapy. This… Continue reading Mental Health | Is the NHS done with us?
I’ll start by saying that I’m an ambulatory wheelchair user, which means that on given days I will walk inside, without supports and occasionally venture outside for short distances using crutches. However, if I want to do anything from grocery shopping, to taking some time outdoors, I use the wheelchair. It’s a neat little thing… Continue reading The Worst Part of Wheelchair Usage
What’s the traditional gift for a year anniversary? According to Google, it’s paper or a clock. Could this be any more coronavirus? Perhaps a multipack of toilet paper or a clock to count the hours of the day. If you’re reading this, I’m glad you’re still here. Since the state of emergency began last year,… Continue reading MiniBlog | Coronaversary 2021
I am lucky enough to have been featured by the Renegades Foundation this week. You can find my article for them here: Renegades Foundation
We hear from Marie-Helene on her journey to queer acceptance and self expression
So luckily, I made it back to Wales just in time to be locked down for months, just in time to miss beginning my Masters course in person, just in time to really get acquainted with the inside of my new home. I should be mad. Most people my age are. They're protesting, rioting -… Continue reading How I learned to love the lockdown: a modern day drama
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com September. It can be scary, anxiety provoking and also downright exciting, especially if this is the year that you're heading to university. It's definitely not the only pathway and it's definitely not the pathway for everyone. Lots of people that I know have done extremely well for themselves without ever… Continue reading The University Experience: What to expect when you’re expecting
TW: ED You don't have a right to the cards you believe you should have been dealt. You have an obligation to play the hell out of the ones you're holding. I saw this today and it resonated very deeply. This week has been a bit of a struggle trying to negotiate with my university… Continue reading If you’re not, why not?