Category Archives: Disability

February 23

Wellbeing Week

At LJMU, we are having our wellbeing week 26th Feb- 2nd March 2018.   We all have mental health and we should all be taking care of ourselves and each other. As I said in my previous post: “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare” […]

February 20

Happy PhD

So, after reading this blog post by Amber Davis, this post on Chronic Fatigue and M.E, and Anna Wood’s post on M.E I have decided to sign up for Amber’s Happy PhD course. Now I feel very lucky and fortunate to be a funded PhD student, and I love what I am doing and feel […]

May 01

Broken Barbie: Blogging with Disability

I was inspired to write this post because it is Blogging Against Disablism Day, and The F Word tweeted an old blog post from Amy Clare which I think speaks about the issue beautifully. “Most long-term medical conditions also involve chronic fatigue, which is exacerbated by nearly all activities. The fatigue is qualitatively different […]