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.

Tuesday, 25 January 2011

One of my more difficult days...

I don't know whether it was the fact I hadn't slept well, the fact I was being jerked around by the Psych people or the fact that it all hit me at once about how I had been taking things and not having anywhere where I could just get some REST, but today, I just lost it. I got angry. I got upset. I allowed myself to feel how I had been for a while.

It's hard sometimes when your bouncing from one bug to the next and not having anywhere to just rest for a while and recuperate. After JP called, I just wanted to go back to sleep, but no that wasn't to be, the jerk next door decided that he wanted his music so loud that it rattled the guinea pig cages, upsetting them and preventing me from getting the rest I sorely needed. I am sick of this place. I am sick of having to listen to someone else's music at stupid volumes.

I got up and had a chat with my solicitor about my injury, we can go ahead and we have a claim, BUT we need to get some photos of the slab itself and measure it. We can do it and we can get some real pennies for it. So I will sort it all out and get what is owed to me as I was in so much pain with it. OK it was serendipitous as we found out I had Osteoporosis (bone thinning disease for the layman) which means that I am now on some bone protection which seems to work. I haven't broken anything but a few ribs and a crack to my knuckle, but that's about it.

I'm tired. Maybe tonight I can get some sleep as I have laid off the caffeine drinks. Here is hoping, my lungs are aching from my outburst, so it is likely that I will suffer for it tomorrow, but at 1, I have an appointment at the YMCA to meet my support worker. Someone I can talk to, confide in and get referred to some counseling and some support against my neighbor.

Loves
Wendy xx

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