For life's little ups and downs.

A rather quirky, funny and sometimes daunting look in to the life of someone who has a lot of health problems but does their best to keep positive. Punctuated by guinea pigs, anime, superheroes, transforming robots and cross stitching.

I started this blog to tell my story, about who I am and what I do. On top of the health problems and raising awareness for those, I also use my blog as a way to help promote other causes, particularly ones which affect the most vulnerable. I live with a number of different and complex health problems but I refuse to let anything get me down. I know how it feels to be discriminated against or thrown aside. This is me. This is my life. I live it and do what I want with it. Nature sets the limitations. We set the boundaries.

About Me:

A blog about life. I live with Bi-Polar Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder as well as Type 1 Brittle Asthma, Various Allergies, Neutropenia, Chronic IBS, Osteo and Rheumatoid Arthritis, PCOS and Osteoporosis and Heredetary Spastic Paraplegia. I live with these conditions, but I refuse to let them keep me down and out. I still try and make the most of my days despite being so poorly and having to rely on my wheelchair, nebulisers, nearly 50 pills a day and 2l/min of oxygen.

I'll flap my broken wings and erase it all someday... You'll see.

Saturday, 27 November 2010

Braving the store room...

Sometimes no matter how much you try, sometimes things get on top of you. For us it was the small store room we have just opposite the bathroom. It is only small but somehow we managed to cram a whole flat full of... well I didn't actually know what it was in there. Books, clothes (half of which either didn't fit, never fit, or were never worn), papers. It was a whole room of just stuff. Although once or twice I was sure I could hear something moving in there (more than likely something falling over, but when your half asleep, it is scary and one does wonder sometimes. I mean there was enough all over the floor to support life.

So we set to work, moving everything out, sifting through, and throwing out rubbish. We usually have a 6 month rule. If something hasn't been used in 6 months, chances are we won't ever use it so we either throw it away or if it is something someone else can and would use, we donate it to charity so that someone else can use it. We also put the old curtains and some cushions in vacuum bags, those things are a GOD SEND.

I also found a book which I found one day in the Works. I saw it and it's simple black and white style so picked it up. I am a sucker for independent art and I had never heard of Simon's Cat. I flicked through and found so many funny illustrations and comics of a cat. It was amazing as the cat was just so funny and I was chortling to myself. I just had to have this book and £6 was a bargain. If you haven't ever experienced it click here and you shan't be disappointed.

Loves
Wendy x

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