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19 Months

Every 1st of the month I can’t help but think how many months it has been since my accident. I know 19 is a bit of a random number and it would have made a bit more sense to write this blog at 18months buttttt I’m going to do it now, mix things up, being normal is boring anyway 😜 799 more words


Laura 1 - 0 London

“It’s just another crossing in London. It’s a warm summer afternoon and I am with Jamie. It’s nearly 18months later. So many people have walked across this part of the road safely today, let alone the amount of people that have crossed it since 1st February 2015. 62 more words


10 things I am grateful for this week...

I have taken inspo from Elle Fit with her #10days10things and decided to a blog about the things that I am grateful for this week as I have been feeling a bit sorry for myself with pain, exhaustion and migraines. 643 more words


Grateful Day 2 - A Tiny Olive Miracle

Two and a half years ago during the worst snows of Birmingham, Olive jumped off the bed and broke her back. It didn’t happen right away – or we didn’t know it – but a few days after the jump she couldn’t move her back legs. 358 more words

What is my job?

What is your job? Why don’t you work? Are you going to get a job soon?

I think I would be really rich if I had got paid for every time I have been asked these questions.

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The Truth

Recovering from trauma is not simple. It’s not as straight forward as bones healing back together. If only it was!

In recent months, I have experienced a huge lack of awareness about the reality of recovering from a traumatic event (not just being hit by a car, but any traumatic accident) and what a huge impact it has on your life. 518 more words


Get back you little sacrum

Moving all that stuff while cleaning out my father’s house this past weekend had a painful price. Yesterday the pain radiating from my sacrum was so intense it was impossible to jog across the lawn when the city worker opened the fire hydrant and started flushing water toward the couch I’d moved out to the curb in order to mow around it. 1,519 more words