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, 22 January 2011

Snapshots of time...

Its funny really, when you go digging through some boxes and find albums or folders of various photographs. When I look at old pictures now, I can almost hear the conversations we were having, the feelings of the moment. Its almost like a time machine that carries me back through a childhood that ended so quickly and abruptly.

The strange thing is, I don't feel sad or angry about everything that ever happened to me. Call me crazy, but I am actually thankful for the things I went through and the rough experiences. Yes, they were hard. Yes, there have been times when I have wanted to give up on myself and end it. But I will tell you one thing, I wouldn't change any of it for the world, as whatever happened to me when I was a kid and in the past is just that. In the past.

Each thing has given me a chance to grow and overcome giving me the chance to become a stronger and happier person. I don't take anything for granted anymore and I don't see everything as a given. I take each day as it comes and truly agree that life is what you make it.

Loves
Wendy xx

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