A story about my battle with depression, anxiety and addiction

**This is my entry for the story competition**, Its about my battle with depression, anxiety and addiction, I would like to remain anonymous though please, I’m not ashamed of my past or my illness, I’m still in recovery, things are better than they were but I still have a way to go if you know…

The night my mum crashed her mobility scooter

The night my mum crashed her mobility scooter by Keir Nathan Thomas   Before getting her mobility scooter my mum’s driving experience was limited. In fact, it was just five minutes at the wheel of our Morris 1000 on Blackpool’s golden mile. I still don’t know how my dad got the car down there but…

They should have Listened, (nurse , Hospital)

**competition story, please vote on the Facebook links above*** The early ages of my Grandmas Brain tumor she was in and out of hospital a lot, she was in feeling ill one time and one of the nurses came in and told my grandma she needed to put her arm in plaster??? My grandma was…

Thank goodness now for discrimination awareness we are now moving on.

**competition story, please vote on Facebook link above*** I have worked as a carer for 35 years with all kinds of disabilities. I worked at a 26 bedded unit for people with physical disabilities all wheelchair users. We used to have a mini bus to get everyone out and about. The times we were refused…

Disabled toileting facilities did not have a hoist over the toilet. (rant)

**competition story, please vote on facebook link above*** I went to Dunham Massey Park with my friend whose daughter is wheelchair bound. We had been to the café and had a lovely afternoon until my friends daughter needed to go to the toilet. The disabled toileting facilities did not have a hoist over the toilet.…

A person with a disability Reaching for the stars,

**competition story please vote by shares and re-tweets** As a person with a disability, there are certain things I never thought I’d do.  After diagnosis and a swift degeneration which meant life as a wheelchair user, I grieved for the life I thought I’d have, and came to terms with the life I now thought…

Destiny say’s D is for Determination not Disability

**A brilliant competition story with a message at the end** My Great-granddaughter Destiny was born with Meningocele Spina Bifida she also had ventriculomegaly, Arnold chiari type 2 Neurogenic bladder and bowel, bilateral calcaneovalgus talipes and bilateral dislocated hips,  her problems were discovered at the 20 week scan and a termination was recommend as it was…

Disabled people only go out on weekdays and in daylight…

***competition story, you can judge this story by sharing on Facebook and twitter on the links above.*** I am very lucky to live in an area with a few different community disability transport schemes which pick you up from your house and take you to your destination. These have a lift and space for an…