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, 22 December 2010

My new Look!!!!

OK, I can't wait to unveil my new look! First though, I really need to explain why it was needed in the 1st place. For the last year, frankly, I have looked so homely and unkempt, my hair was never brushed, the colour looked horrible, and my clothes were frankly, drab and screamed of depression. It wasn't that I never bathed or anything gross like that, I just never bothered with making myself look good, never saw the point as the only place I was headed was the hospital. I guess depression hit me harder than I ever let on, but I guess these things slip.

Today, after a long talk with Steve about how un-me I was feeling, in a baggy shirt and clothes that looked OK on me when I was fatter, I dug through some of my older clothes, and it was like finding old friends, they fit and looked great on me. I then decided to turn my attention to my long hair, after a good brushing, and deliberating, I decided that I'd like to dye it again. Before all of this, I was always dying my hair and dressing up nicely. The colours I would choose were wild and vibrant, purple with pink streaks, blue and black, purple, red, you name it really.

So, on my travels, I wandered in to Wilkos and got some candy pink hair dye, and when I got home, spent the best part of an hour applying it, and wrapping my head in tin foil (as funny as that looked), having a bath, getting dressed in some nice clothes and getting ready to go out as me.

I am happy to say that the pink has taken nicely and it looks similar to Vanille in FFXIII :D

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