Yesterday, 25th October 2019 was the first annual #PotsAwarenessDay! PoTS, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome also comes under the term Dysautonomia. PoTS is an abnormality of the functioning of the autonomic (involuntary) nervous system. The autonomic nervous system is in charge of all our bodily functions that we don’t have to think about including: heart rate regulation, blood pressure regulation, digestion, bladder control, sweating and stress … Continue reading PoTS Awareness Day 2019 – What is PoTS?
*A quick disclaimer before we get started. I am an AccessAble Champion however, any thoughts/opinions in this post are entirely my own. I haven’t been paid or asked to do this in anyway. I am genuinely a big fan of the work AccessAble do and anything that can help make disabled life a little easier I believe we should share with each other.* Who are AccessAble … Continue reading An Intro to AccessAble
Note: Some of these stories/references were prior to me leaving my job at a hotel and giving up work due to my health. I was on my way to work one day, I had parked in the car park at the front of the building. I got my wheelchair from the car and got in, just like every day before. I began to wheel myself … Continue reading Why it’s Not Ok – For you to Push My Wheelchair.