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.

Sunday, 23 January 2011

Proof that I am wired differently...

Isn't it a Christmas tradition to put on a little (or a lot) of extra padding which we then work for ages to shift it again. Well it seems to be my thing to eat the worst diet in the world (and I mean some of the things I eat in a week would make Gillian McKieth have a heart attack or she would murder me! I mean I eat all kinds of crap, from Pot Noodles, crisps, chocolate to drinking copious amounts on energy drinks like Relentless and Rockstar.

Of course, I do try and have my 5 a day and don't drink dairy milk. I do seem to be getting my nourishment from somewhere so I guess its not all bad. Even so, when I thought for shits and giggles to try on a pair of skinny jeans that I hadn't been able to get to meet in well over a year and actually be able to close them AND move around without the feeling of being cut in two, I was pleasantly surprised. These jeans were a size 8 and shouldn't fit me, but hey ho, they do!

I think I am just trying to work out how I am actually getting skinnier, and eating more junk food than I have in years. Surely, I should look like Steve's Dad, bulging out in places and huffing and wheezing on every step. Not that I mind of course, but it do wonder. I think I probably lose weight so easily because my body is usually fighting off something or another, from viral infections and flu to more hefty bacterial infections and pneumonia.

Loves
Wendy xx

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