Paralympian

Motherhood Helped Heal My Bulimia

Jessica Smith | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Parents
Jessica Smith

mum bod I certainly felt the pressure to lose the baby weight quickly, and of course I ensured that I was doing some gentle exercise and eating healthy in the weeks and months after giving birth, but I no longer obsess, and there is a distinct difference between thinking about something and obsessing over it.

Disability Sport Can Help Combat Negative Attitudes

Sascha Kindred | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Sport
Sascha Kindred

everybody banner When I was a child my mum met doctors who said that I would never be able to walk and I was verbally bullied at school because I was different from other kids. There were even swimming coaches who wouldn't train me because I was disabled - which seems so ironic now I've made a career from my sport.

Fears Of A New Mother

Jessica Smith | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Parents
Jessica Smith

When I discovered that I was pregnant, I was completely over the moon - mainly because I had suffered an eating disorder for many years and although I never spoke about it with anyone, I always had a lingering fear that perhaps the damage I had done to my body internally would be irreversible. But thankfully I was able to fall pregnant naturally.

This Paralympian's Halloween Costumes Are Incredible

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A Paralympian athlete has outdone us all with his genius Halloween costumes. Josh Sundquist, 32, lost his leg to cancer as a child, and each year the ...

Children's Book With Important Message About Body Image

Jessica Smith | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Parents
Jessica Smith

When I was growing up there were no characters in books or on television that looked like me. I grew up with Barbie and Disney Princesses. There was no diversity in the characters I saw, just beautiful flawless females who I aspired to look like. But that was never going to happen.

Debenhams' Campaign Uses Plus-Size Models, Paralympians And A 69-Year-Old

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Department store Debenhams has broken the fashion mould by casting a diverse range of models for its summer 2013 campaign. The High Summer Look Boo...

D-Day For Pistorius?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK

Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius will continue his fight for bail in the fourth day of a dramatic court hearing. The Paralympian's defence team summed ...

Oscar Pistorius Cop Dropped From Case And Charged With Attempted Murder

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK

The police officer leading the Oscar Pistorius investigation has been dropped from the case because he has been charged with seven counts of attempted...

Bionic Legs Guaranteed For Armed Forces Amputees

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK

Military amputees will be guaranteed the most up-to-date prosthetic limbs in a new drive from the Ministry of Defence. Members of the armed forces,...