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, 5 March 2012

Walk a Mile...

This goes out to anyone who makes judgements on people with "Invisible Conditions" calling us lazy, freeloading or accusing us of faking the conditions we have to live with. It makes me sad that there are people out there who can run their mouths and not actually find out what these conditions mean to those of us who suffer them. Then theres the people who play the "I'm "Iller" than you" game, thinking that long term, chronic conditions are either a contest or a trump card. People like that make me feel physically sick. It's not a contest to see who is more unwell than anyone else.

It is not a bloody competition to see who is more unwell.

And to those of you who think maybe I am a freeloader or any other hateful jibberish, then let me invite you to live 1 day in my life. 1 day of having to take care of my medications or having to fit breathing treatments in to the day when you would much rather be out there living life with your friends. If you think it is so easy then I would really invite you to try it for one day, THEN you can say whatever you want about my conditions.

Loves
Wendy xx

2 comments:

  1. This also goes towards the people like my mother who doesn't seem to believe that I have mental breakdowns and moments where I feel like I should slice my arms open.

    I am not a fake.
    Thank you for your support Wendy!

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  2. You are not a fake, you are one of the most wonderful people I know and you are so selfless and kind and I will do anything I can to make sure your dreams come true xxxxxxx

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