Category Archives: Sex & Relationships

BBC3: Cherry Healey: How to Get A Life

I generally try to avoid blogging when I’m feeling particularly charged about an issue, I know that it’s best to allow time for the fog to clear and think about things before putting fingers to keyboard. However tonight I want … Continue reading

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The Undateables

Love it or hate it it’s coming back to our screens and the production team are looking for new people with disabilities to take centre stage.  I know some of you felt quite strongly about it, that it was patronising, … Continue reading

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Dating with a Disability

Here’s a quick link to a piece on dating with a disability which features a few soundbites from me, written by the lovely Damon Rose (BBC Ouch!) for the BBC News website. It discusses the C4 series ‘The Undateables’ and … Continue reading

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The Conversation

Last week I was beyond excited to get one of my pieces published on a new US website, The Conversation. It’s a piece I wrote about my relationship with my legs, how my body image has evolved since my accident … Continue reading

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Legs

21 years ago today my legs stopped moving. No warning, no gradual decline or deterioration, just bang, one second they worked and the next they didn’t. (Details here: https://shannonmurray.wordpress.com/2011/05/20/every-eight-hours/ ) This blog post is perhaps a little more personal and much more … Continue reading

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