Hannah Hodgson

I'm 21 years old, a poet, blogger and palliative care patient. I give talks in schools, festivals and at corporate events about disability issues and adapt what I talk about e.g. in schools I talk about working hard to get a career that you enjoy. In a corporate setting I talk about the importance of physical accessibility and access schemes to the workplace. If you would like to know more, please do email me at: hannahwritesablog (@!) gmail.com . My first poetry pamphlet is called 'Dear Body' and was published by Wayleave Press in March 2018. I am also available to be booked for poetry readings.

I’ve been a bit sad.

Hello all! I am back from my longest ever break from my blog. I decided to take a step away after I started to feel like things were getting on top of me. I have so much routine to my day, more than I will ever speak about, and we have been challenging so many […]

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Finally, a lovely week :D

Hello! This week has been really lovely. There has been something I enjoyed every day! On Thursday of last week I had my first session of acupuncture. I was referred for this by my palliative consultant. It can help people with nausea, and has a rising success rate. I don’t know if we were the […]

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August 2017 A Handmaids tale by Margaret Atwood REVIEW How to build a girl – Caitlin Moran REVIEW Salt to the sea – Ruta Sepetys REVIEW Notes from a coma – Mike McCormack REVIEW #GirlBoss – Sophia Amoruso REVIEW A hope more powerful than the sea – Mellisa Flemming Good me, bad me by Ali […]

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It’s all slotting into place…

Hello! It has been a week of results, meetings and mentoring. We had a meeting with the Continuing Care team about some of my funding. It was a very difficult meeting, and it is the first time I have ever cried in a meeting. I won’t go into detail, but it was very a very […]

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Saturday night fever (literally)

So I didn’t update my blog on Wednesday as I had planned. I have a really bad infection in my stomach around my feeding tube which is beyond painful. I am on very strong antibiotics though, so hopefully I will be sorted soon. It has completely taken it out of me – I don’t even […]

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Hospice,Manicure, baking and MRI scan

Hello all! I’m still a little down, if I am honest, but am on my way up again! This week I have been at the hospice for a night. It gave mum some much needed respite. While there I had such some amazing experiences. I had a manicure, pedicure and glitter tattoo thanks to a […]

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