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.

Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Reflections of my 22nd year...

Well, I am about to go to bed and close the door on another year, and of course open another door to my 23rd year. For those who I have confused at this point, it is the eve of my 23rd Birthday, and I thought I would say a few words before bed.

Things I have learned: TRUST MY INSINCTS, asthma attacks REALLY suck, don't tread on PSP chargers (lest you enjoy having your foot twitch from leaving to arriving at college), I really have some awesome friends and family (whereas others were just arseholes, but I really can't be bothered in getting in to that.)

Things I achieved: Control over my mental health problems, Independance, some kind of control over my asthma (albeit sometimes that does go a little off at times), I got to know myself a little better, perhaps that was due to going to the deeper recesses of my mind. I managed to reconcile an old friendship.

Things I screwed up: I didn't ask for help sooner when it came to my health.

Other thoughts?

It was one of THOSE sort of years really, but for all it's faults, I still came out of this thing standing and I am proud of myself for doing that.

As for the coming year?

I want to go out a lot more, even if my health is a little dodgy I really want to get moving. Also I REALLY want to go to Uni or learn to drive. I hope Omen Shadow have more gigs and we really go far. Lets wait and see.

See you on the other side

Wendy x

1 comment:

  1. I'm reading this after midnight so can legitimately say; happy birthday!! x

    ReplyDelete

Thanks for your comment. I will review it as soon as possible!

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