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, 9 April 2013

Welcome to the World!!

Just a little thing to welcome our little baby rat in to the world. About 5 days ago we found out that his mother had given birth to 3 adorable kittens (the correct term for baby rats). Sadly his 2 (well we think they were) brothers (or sisters, we really had no way of being sure) didn't make it, but this little miracle did. After surviving the first few days which tend to be touch and go, we decided that the perfect name for him could only be Lucky. Sparda and Dante are happily settling in to the role of mum and dad (so well in fact that we are going to having another litter hopefully soon). Often we hear the squeaks of a little baby contesting to being washed down by his mother and then snuggling in to her warmth, Sparda is a fantastic mother and she adores her little one, she was a bit funny about the nest for the first 2-3 days, but since yesterday, she actually doesn't mind us handling her baby. He has a lovely, chubby belly full of milk and hes starting to wriggle out the nest a little more.

As a sign of just how much Sparda trusts us, she allows us to hold her tiny baby in our hands. Hes a beautiful little thing and I look forward to watching him as he grows from tiny little baby to a full grown dumbo-fancy rat (mum is a dumbo, dad is a pink eyed white rexed fancy). I hope when he's older he becomes an adoring brother, and wonderful little pet. So:

Welcome to the world tiny Lucky! 

and

Sleep tight tiny babies.


Loves
Wendy xx

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