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 April 2012

The Laptop Charger...

Wear and tear happens to everything eventually. This is a fact that is certain. Especially when something is in service every day and is moved around as much as my laptop. In fact as we speak I have been planning a number of upgrades and replacements to refurb it and get it back to 100% again. One thing that couldn't exactly wait to be replaced was the charger adapter.

I noticed on Monday night that it wasn't charging or even staying connected for more than a few seconds. The wire inside of it was slowly breaking and I wound up having to hold the blasted thing in the socket for over an hour just to use my laptop! So I ordered 2 new ones. The advantage is that there is a cable in the bedroom and the living room and I can put one in my hospital bag should the need occur...

Last night the old one gave up completely. So I decided to do some detective work and unplugged it, stripped the wire back and had a snoop. The actual inner cable had completely snapped. How irksome! So you can imagine my sheer delight when about 10 mins ago the postman came with a parcel for me, my new cables! So for now good old Bahamut is sat in the other room being charged up. Next week I am going to replace the battery, then the week after either the disc drive (we still have no idea why that suddenly broke) or the screen which developed mura, a screen imperfection fault that happens in a very small amount of cases.

This should be interesting!

Loves
Wendy xx

1 comment:

  1. I feel sorry about what happened to you and your Bahamut's charger, Wendy. I haven't experience holding something in the socket for over an hour just to use my laptop, but I definitely know it's really a pain in the neck! :( Did you inform the store where you bought your laptop? If not, I suggest you do. They know better, you know. Good luck, anyway! :)

    Lakendra Wiltse

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Thanks for your comment. I will review it as soon as possible!

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