Being in a wheelchair can mean there are restrictions on the clothes you choose to wear. If you’re wearing a dress, you have to consider how floaty it is – in case it gets stuck in the wheels – if it’s too short or long and whether its too tight and uncomfortable. And that’s just…

My ankles and feet swell in the hot weather mainly because of lack of movement. I’ve tried many things but usually just wear nothing on my feet except nail varnish. My latest colour is Yves st Laurent Parme Graffiti No.13.  A purple/lilac colour it also doesn’t stand out when my feet go red!! Expensive as a nail varnish but…

For too many years to mention I have been going to my hairdressers Laurel S , just over Richmond Bridge on Richmond Road. During the ‘many years’ my needs have changed and no matter what, they have been able to accommodate me. A testament to any hairdresser is their turnover in staff and at Laurel S this is very…

Here is a good therapeutic site – Head Space – it’s a meditation technique that gives you a ‘whole calmer, clearer, happier way of living’ I’m for all that so I’m going to give it a try!

For many years I have used acupuncture for general well being. I found it gave me energy and more importantly it reduced the length of time a cold/virus would last, from a week to one day of discomfort. More recently I have found my legs and ankle swell due to lack of movement. I tried…

Since I got MS I have tried to build up my fitness. Prior to MS the idea of exercise was boring and something I would do when I was older and when I had nothing better to do. I joined a gym but knew I would need encouragement/ bullying to make me use it. That…