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.

Friday, 13 January 2012

Party Time...

Last night something amazing happened. Natty had a party or a gathering of the clique as it was back in college. Back on the National, me and Natt used to hang out in the Student Lounge for most of our time towards the end of the second year. There was a table in the corner and we would set up our laptops, hook up to the net and do our work, amongst other things, and drink the college out of tea and Dr Pepper. Those were fun times. It was always the same group of us congregated around this table, Me, Nathaniel, Fringe, Bean, Lydia and Ant. We'd talk, laugh and then get the bus together at the end of the day.

To get the group back together for the first time in about 2 years (it has been LONG overdue to be fair) and spend a night with some drinks, some games and laughing ourselves silly was so refreshing. Even invigorating. Yes I slept on a sofa and am in desperate need to change my clothes and bathe, and yes my hair has that post houseparty tousled look and I really need a good nights sleep, I feel absolutely amazing. I feel around 24 again and not 94. I'm happy and its a good way to feel.

I got up at 12 today after getting to bed at around 3/4 AM. Me and Nat had stayed up gaming for hours, which isn't anything new and we finally finished my game of Portal among other things, Alien Hominid, and the lot of us had played a mammoth session of Rockband (that game is so much more fun the more people you get in to it and I doubt the neighbors will forget our renditions of "Don't Stop Believing" and "Bohemian Rhapsody" any time soon, although half the problem was I kept cracking up and losing composure whenever there was a wisecrack or Ant made some kind of noise that can only be described as honking!) and drinking games. It was great fun and it was just what I needed really.

Loves
Wendy xx

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