I started blogging in 2010. I'm a lifetime disabled person. Back then I had just moved in with my boyfriend, and I wanted to write from the perspective of a youngish, funny, disabled person in a relationship and living in not the most accessible city in the world. I'm also living in a country I … Continue reading What’s It All About, Lorna?
Hello! How's the week treated you? I hope you're all good, but even if you're not, let's put the world to rights. If we were were having coffee show you my favourite picture from this week. Isla decided my wheels needed redone. I was very happy with them. Some things: If she says she's experimenting, … Continue reading Coffee & a Visit
I've been blogging for a long time and you might have noticed I've been trying to be more consistent with it. Since I've come off my various hiatuses, I'm curious about why you've stuck with me, and other good stuff about you, my groovy readers. If you would be so groovy, and answer these questions, … Continue reading Coffee & Questions
And so, after painting all the pictures and doing all the puzzles, Isla and I went out. We've paved around the house so we can have races and stuff, so there's that. But we live on a hill. 'Go over the stones and roll down the hill with me, Mummy.' 'I can't, baby. I wouldn't … Continue reading Sometimes, It Hurts.
On Tuesday, when I picked Isla up from nursery, she hugged my lap as she sometimes does. 'I MISSED you, Mummy.' 'Really?' I asked. She's a Daddy's girl, see. I am obviously still questioning every bit of affection she doles out. To me. 'Yeah,' she said 'Did someone pay you to say that?' 'Uhm. No.' … Continue reading Abstract Sandwiches
How many mothers with CP (some would call ourselves spaz hands) does it take to rip jelly blocks and then remove the set jelly from jelly molds? One. And today, that one is me. And this is what it looks like when your kid insists on having that jelly with cheese crackers. Notice how the … Continue reading Cheese Crackers & Jelly
I'd lost track of how long I've been at this blogging thing. But WordPress told me last week. I've been writing at Gin & Lemonade for six years. Well. That makes me want to apologise that my last post before this was a muddy puddle. But I won't, because y'know, cute kid. Someone asked me … Continue reading Day One, Again