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, 9 May 2011

Result of the Investigation...

I started an investigation with West Midlands Ambulance regarding an incident with a female paramedic who hadn't provided me with an appropriate level of care when she dealt with me. Something that was a recurring factor with this particular medic. I am happy now that this incident has been resolved in a way that I am happy with it and she will be retrained on how Brittle Asthma ought to have been managed, and I haven't seen her around since so that could be a good thing for now.

As for my chest, it is not in the best of moods with me at the moment and I honestly don't blame it. After Steve's usual strop post hospital and his general attitude over the last few days, me blowing up about the whole thing because I just get so sick of him treating me like that when he feels a little pissy. I tend to leave him to it and he gets over it, but it has been like living with my abusive older brother again. Then he had the cheek to accuse me of having him over a barrel over a load of MATERIAL things which I paid for and he shouldn't have even gotten in the first place! Needless to say, he was put right and I explained that I had only agreed to LOAN him my spare mobile, he was BUYING the netbook off me, and the MP3 player was something he only got because of the duress he put me under at the times. All of a sudden he became a bit more humble and was able to look at the whole thing a bit more objectively. Funny that.

Well all that is behind me now and I am going to be standing a lot firmer and more assertive about things, people and I won't be played for a sucker again. I know to someone who only sees himself as his dad's abuser, someone standing up to him should be an interesting change of pace.

Loves
Wendy xx

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