inVALIDS Charity Links

Thank you for listening to inVALIDS, here is a list of charities that may be able to support you if you’re affected by any of the issues discussed. https://www.mind.org.uk https://www.ehlers-danlos.org https://www.scope.org.uk http://www.wheelchairfoundationuk.org https://www.england.nhs.uk/mental-health/adults/iapt/ https://www.disabilityrightsuk.org https://www.sense.org.uk https://www.dlf.org.uk https://www.wmdlc.org Missed the play? You can listen back here https://www.chapelfm.co.uk/elfm-player/

Depression Is

Depression not wanting to get off the bus when it pulls up at your stop. Depression is swinging between starving and stuffing yourself. Depression is taking an hour to convince yourself to shower, then not wanting to get out of the cocoon of the warm water. Depression is having to wait to stop crying so … More Depression Is

I Literally Can’t Wear That: Where Disability and Fashion Intersect

This article has been cross-posted from my fashion blog Fat Fashion Faes.  Click here to read other posts.   Lot of things influence our fashion choices.  Magazines, shop displays, TV, film, celebrities, friends and family, the weather, whether it’s for work or play, the shape and size of your body and both the fashion industry’s … More I Literally Can’t Wear That: Where Disability and Fashion Intersect

True Story

I’ve had my heart broken five times.  Three of those by the same girl.  You’d think I’d learn.   True story.   The thing about being broken is, it doesn’t just happen.  Some force does that to you.  Whether they snap you on purpose or they drop you and you shatter, it is their force … More True Story

Beards

I think I should really like to grow a beard. Now, I know you think it would look weird with my really quite gigantic tits and all my various “lady” bits, but I would wear it proudly with my dresses, underneath my sculpted tresses. I’m sick of this wispy little moustache crap that society tells … More Beards