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.

Tuesday, 3 January 2012

Foot... I'll Lick it... Go on then............ No................

Seems to sum it up really doesn't it? When me and Becky get together its just hours of random but really funny in jokes between us. From laughing at saying words like "Seed" and "Plant" in funny voices to night time games of "Truth or Dare". This is what I have always wanted, a housemate who is as crazy as I am and doesn't mind when they hear me shouting "OH FUCK YOU THEN!!" at the X Box because some other player has wiped the floor with me (admittedly I don't wear my headset when playing some games, I don't swear unless I know no one else has to listen) and then I get up and pulverize them.

If you had been a visitor in April or early May last year, this house was so different. There were no sounds of laughter and glee, but the sounds of arguments and my own mental health slipping in to disrepair. I was so different back then. I was so wrong and not myself. And I hated that person that I was becoming, a person who needed others to survive and not moving forwards. In a nutshell, back then I had given up and I had lost faith in myself. Having my world turned upside down the way it had been 2 months ago has actually helped me realise a lot about who I really am.

Yes there are days when I can't really do much because my illnesses have left me exhausted, but I still try my hardest. I don't spend all my day in the bedroom, hiding from the people outside and I guess I have been trying to get out of the flat more and more as time goes on. I have had a period of personal growth and self-rediscovery and this has been incredible because I have finally reconnected with my 18 year old self. That nuts young girl who had her shoes pinched by Ant and Kris while she was riding on Mike's back (such a fond memory actually) or chasing Natty around the college. Being in a relationship that dragged me down aged me, and it was not a good look. At all.

Loves
Wendy xx

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