Motability faces financial allegations but stands strong against its critics

Shock, horror. Motabilty Operations, part of the Motability charity, is facing allegations about its finances. The UK organisation provides cars for disabled people who receive the highest level of benefit for mobility. It is accused of having enormous cash reserves and is said to pay its chief executive an outrageous six figure salary. Extraordinary, we … Continue reading Motability faces financial allegations but stands strong against its critics

Christmas, Hanukkah, Yule, or another festival – disabled or not – let’s all be happy

Season’s greetings to one and all, family, friends, neighbours, acquaintances, and all my readers alike. If you are disabled and find this season a challenge, be sure to pace yourself. As almost 17 years have passed since I received a diagnosis of having MS, I understand it can be difficult. It is easy to get … Continue reading Christmas, Hanukkah, Yule, or another festival – disabled or not – let’s all be happy

Meeting with neurologist in Spain, after MS Nurse blocked me in UK

People with serious illnesses need specialist medical care. That may be stating the obvious but my experience leads me to believe that it is not always true. I received my diagnosis of having multiple sclerosis in 2002 in the UK and began by seeing a neurologist every six months. However, after just a couple of … Continue reading Meeting with neurologist in Spain, after MS Nurse blocked me in UK

Even a little independence is a great feeling

If you have mobility problems, getting out and about is extremely difficult. And doing so without the constant presence of a helper, assistant, or caregiver is something that is next to impossible. As multiple sclerosis affects my left side, I cannot propel myself in a manual wheelchair. So, forget any thoughts of independence. It's just … Continue reading Even a little independence is a great feeling