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.

Monday, 28 March 2011

Positive Steps...

I know there has been a lot of negativity around lately so I think when we have something good happen, it is important to celebrate each victory as it comes. This week has already started on a good, positive note, well for one, we're preparing to move out of the YMCA, which I think has been the reason we have been so unhappy these last few weeks. No matter how much you love someone, you can't live in each other's pockets without wanting to kill the other person.

Also, another positive thing that happened today was my chest behaved so well this afternoon, I was able to walk (the flatter way, through the Arrow Valley Park) from our flat in Church Hill, to our new place in Abbeydale. It was a bit of a walk, but it was worth it and I did feel good about myself afterwards. I wasn't aware just how much carrying that extra weight was making me tired and making the walk more difficult so the weight loss is a definite win there as well.

I was really proud of myself earlier when I managed that walk. I think I kind of windowed myself in the invalid role and didn't allow myself to see what exactly I COULD do, rather than focusing on everything I found hard. I am really looking forward to this move and getting out of the YMCA. Our rescue pup is settling in well and has been successfully bonded with my eldest boar, so Patch is now happy with Kadaj. When we move we want a small outdoors enclosure so that they can play and explore their new garden.

So it is goodbye YMCA, YMCA mentality and feeling sorry for myself.

Loves
Wendy xx

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