It can be stressful trying to juggle work and personal life without feeling overwhelmed or rundown. It’s important to slow things down and take time to relax. I feel it’s especially important when you have a disability or health condition as stress can cause havoc with your mind and body. My recent poor health resulted in muscle fatigue which made me slow down whether I liked it or not. [Read more…] about How To Unwind At The End Of The Day
Last month I got to
walk roll across the new Queensferry Crossing with 49,999 lucky people. We were chosen from a ballot to take part in the once in a lifetime experience. The Queensferry Crossing Experience took place over a weekend before being officially opened by the Queen. [Read more…] about Rolling Across The Queensferry Crossing | My Unique Once In A Lifetime Experience
It’s my three year BLOGIVERSARY today. Woohoo! I honestly can’t believe it’s been three years since I published my first post on Simply Emma. Time really does fly by so fast. It doesn’t even seem that long ago I was celebrating my 1st and 2nd blogiversaries. [Read more…] about THREE YEAR BLOGIVERSARY!
Comfort and functionality are so important when it comes to wheelchairs, but when you add style into the mix, you’re on to a sure-fire winner. That’s exactly what Corien Staels has accomplished with her fantastic new backrest cushion designed to keep manual wheelchair users cool and comfortable. [Read more…] about WheelAir®: The World’s Exciting New Wheelchair Cushion
I’ve noticed a lot of discussion within Facebook groups recently, around the topic of walking versus the use of a wheelchair. Many disabled people gradually lose the ability to walk over a period of time. Often it occurs in stages: from independent mobility to the need for walking sticks, then a frame and finally a wheelchair. [Read more…] about Guest Post: Walking vs Wheelchair
I’m so excited to celebrate Simply Emma turning 2 years old today. Happy 2nd blogiversary! I honestly can’t believe another year has flown by already. It feels just like yesterday when I rolled through my local park with a giant balloon celebrating my 1st blogiversary. [Read more…] about Happy 2nd blogiversary
If you had asked me a few years ago if I’d ever try extreme sports, I would have thought you’d lost your mind. How on earth could I try extreme sports as a wheelchair user with weak muscles, poor trunk control, unable to walk, unable to lift my arm to scratch my nose and the list goes on… Well, last week I discovered that it is possible to try accessible extreme sports with the help of Disability Snowsport UK. [Read more…] about Accessible Skiing in Glasgow
Friday 4th December was the day myself and most of the UK were waiting for. The day tickets for Adele’s tour went on sale.
I think we all expected it to go a little crazy as everyone rushed to get tickets, but I don’t think we quite anticipated what we were in store for that day. [Read more…] about Did Disabled Adele Fans Stand A Chance
I can’t quite believe it’s been one whole year since I created Simply Emma and hit ‘Publish’ on my very first blog post. 19th October 2014 was the big day. [Read more…] about Simply Emma Is 1 Year Old Today!