Goodbye Ireland (for now)… 👋🏼🇮🇪💚

”You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ’failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down…” After 16 years in Ireland it’s time for a new chapter ✈️🇵🇱. I’ll be continuing my journey to recovery ❤️‍🩹 in my homeland 🏡. I know this will comeContinue reading “Goodbye Ireland (for now)… 👋🏼🇮🇪💚”

WEEK 2 #IronMonth

“My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn’t prevent you doing well, and don’t regret the things it interferes with. Don’t be disabled in spirit as well as physically.” ~Stephen Hawking Week 2 has come to an end. We’re halfway there and I’m absolutely overwhelmed with the support that I’mContinue reading “WEEK 2 #IronMonth”

WEEK 1 #IronMonth

“Be STRONG, be FEARLESS, be BEAUTIFUL, and BELIEVE that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE when you have the right people there to SUPPORT you” Tuesday 4th – Friday 7th of May I commenced the challenge on Tuesday 4th of May. Week 1 is now completed ✅🦾🤗 Tuesday 4th of May Walk👣 Distance: 2️⃣km and 50m Wednesday 5thContinue reading “WEEK 1 #IronMonth”

#IronMonth

Who said you can’t compete in an Iron Man competition if you have physical difficulties/barriers like me? I’m proud and excited to say that the An Saol Foundation (where I currently do my physiotherapy) is organising an Iron Month for their clients. Family, relatives, friends, anyone is welcome to join! You’ll find more info hereContinue reading “#IronMonth”

Motivational board ✍🏼👩🏻‍🏫

As I mentioned before, and as you probably noticed yourself by now I love quotes😍 it’s an obsession really 🤪😅😂, ah no! Completely seriously reading quotes was one way of keeping myself going from the beginning of this journey. When in really bad circumstances like I was, and with so much time to (over)think🤯and (over)analyse🤯Continue reading “Motivational board ✍🏼👩🏻‍🏫”

National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) 🏥🇮🇪

September 2016-March 2017 I arrived at the NRH at the end of September 2016, and I was admitted to Gabriel’s Ward on the third floor. I never expected to be a patient there for this long 🙄, another 5-6 months🤦🏻‍♀️-seems to be my personal time limit, my standard for every new admission place 😂. MyContinue reading “National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) 🏥🇮🇪”

☀️An Saol☀️

http://www.ansaol.ie An Saol in Irish means “life” ☘️🇮🇪. The An Saol Foundation was set up by Reinhard Schaler (🇩🇪)-father of Pádraig, who suffered a severe brain injury back in 2013, while on a J1 visa in Cape Cod. Despite diar prognosis, with little hope or no chance of recovery, his parents didn’t give up! LettingContinue reading “☀️An Saol☀️”

Rehabilitation Centre-GCR Repty 🏥

December 2015 The whole time I was a patient of the Neurology ward I kept thinking about getting transferred to the rehabilitation centre. It took much longer than expected, but finally on the 7th of December 2015 I was being transferred. The only bad news was that they wouldn’t accept me without trachea 🙄🤷🏻‍♀️, soContinue reading “Rehabilitation Centre-GCR Repty 🏥”