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, 26 June 2011

Watching The World...

I am feeling better today, but I have taken to just watching outside my windows, seeing what people around me are doing and how many people walk past my flat. It is interesting, considering that this was a habit born from a kind of fear, that someone I would rather not see again is watching my home or trying to break in. I would be lying if I hadn't been jumping at every sound for the first couple days on my own, but not now, I lock my door now and I know no-one can come and harm me. It has taken me a while but I really do feel comfortable and safe in my own home.

Sounds kind of silly now when I look back at how jumpy I was at first, almost to the point of near paranoia, but I developed a habit of watching the people around me, wondering where they go, what they do in the day. I have also been venturing out at least once every day, it was scary at first and I worried about what people would say about me, but my confidence has soared recently. This is a positive step as I am finally getting over a lot of fears of the outside world, open spaces and being bullied by the one closest to me.

But now, I just like to sit and just watch.  My world is blooming and becoming more interesting and I am loving it because I can feel free and safe. I have been confident again to take photos of my world and using my DSi, I have been able to share them.

I will upload soon, it is obvious to everyone around me that over the last few weeks, I have really come back to life.

Loves
Wendy xx

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