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Rural Teacake is where we share the ups and downs of  life with complex medical conditions while living in the remotest village in England.

Rural life can be a challenge to anyone  but when your body can’t hold itself together and your wheelchair gets stuck in the mud (a lot), it can be quite an adventure.

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Carrie is a freelance writer, blogger and professional artist. She has complex medical conditions including Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS), Gastroparesis/Intestinal Failure, Dysautonomia/POTS and Mast Cell Activation Disorder (MCAD). When she isn’t being prodded and poked at hospital she can be found hoarding stationary and not tidying up. Likes – Animal Crossing, novelty stationary and smiling. Dislikes – Losing things, smelly food and socks.

Lisa aka "Mrs Wifey

Lisa aka “Mrs Wifey” is an award winning author who is obsessed with movies and cheerios. When she isn’t pushing Carrie up steep hills she loves to “netflix and chill” with a big bar of chocolate. She is currently taking time out from writing to care for Carrie. Likes – The Simpsons, gammon and chips, free food. Dislikes – Vegetables, the “kill ’em off when they are happy” lesbian tv trope, bin day.

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3 thoughts on “About

  1. Hey,
    I’ve just stumbled across your blog while flicking through twitter, I’m a fellow blogger and I blog about my life with Cerebral Palsy and just my lovely life in general. Just wanted to leave you a quick message and say your blog is brill and you have some great pics, where you live looks beautiful! I’ve subscribed to your newsletter and look forward to seeing your future posts! 🙂
    Take Care.
    Michelle x

    Posted on January 26, 2016 at 4:28 pm
    1. Hi Michelle,
      It’s great to hear from a fellow disabled blogger. While Kielder is certainly not the best place for accessibility, it is beautiful. I’ll be starting my newsletter soon so thanks for signing up. I’m heading over to your blog now for a peek. Carrie x

      Posted on February 2, 2016 at 5:05 pm
      1. Hey again Carrie,
        Yeah I moan about the city but quite lucky when it comes to accessibility, really looking forward to the newsletter and I hope you enjoy my blog! 🙂
        Michelle x

        Posted on February 2, 2016 at 8:17 pm