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, 27 February 2011

A Scary Moment...

I think after a while, you do get used to things and what happens on a regular basis, it just doesn't phase me. I mean, I know I go down fast and often very hard, and weirdest of all, without ANY kind of warning or anything like that. All I did was walk from the bed to stand with my friend Nat. It was less than 4-5 steps and I was weak. I was struggling and he decided that it would be good to check my SATs which were flagging between 91%-93%. He got me back to bed and set the neb up for me, I breathed in and felt everything get better and fast. All I was thinking was about how I wanted to just shut down and sleep.

Poor Nat though, he had never experienced anything like it. He was scared that I was going to end up going in again for another round of treatment. We were very lucky in that as my nebuliser took away the wheeze and breathlessness. I was shattered from it. I still am. I hope my GP has some answers tomorrow.

Loves
Wendy xx

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