Entries by sam

This boy

This boy We never had wedding vows of in sickness and in health.  Instead our Elvis minister asked us if we swore never to leave each others blue suede shoes out in the rain. But he’s aways there by my side. He puts my tablets in shot glasses with little stickers with times written on them. […]

It’s #TimeToTalk

Today is #TimeeToTalk day, a day of awareness of mental health challenges. It’s a day that brings the nation together to get talking and break the silence around mental health problems. “Too often, people who experience a mental health problem are also expected to take the lead on talking about mental health in the wider […]

HUGE news!

I have been desperate to share this news for a few months but had to wait for everything to be confirmed, but I have some HUGE news! In February 2018 I will be traveling to Munich, Germany and co-hosting an amazing event to raise awareness and money for Crohns and Colitis UK and Lupus Foundation […]

PIP – claiming Personal Independence Payments

PIP (Personal Independence Payments) is a non means tested benefit for working age people aged 16-64 who need help with some of the extra costs caused by long term ill-health or disability. It is a complicated process that is distressing to lots of people and can be really confusing, I have tried to pull together lots […]

Independent Advisory Group – South Yorkshire Police

I was over the moon to be asked to join an Independent Advisory Group for South Yorkshire Police recently. It is a chance to offer input on how they police our communities and how they can better meet their needs. The Independent Advisory Group (IAG) aims to discuss the impacts of policing on different communities […]