I have had to make a few fairly big decisions since I first got sick, decisions no “normal” young person should have to make. Some of the choices I made might have changed my life and some of them did. When I had my heart transplant I was left with consolidation in the bottom of… Continue reading Chapter 4: Making Decisions
Yesterday was my 22nd birthday so I’ve decided to celebrate the fact that I am now 22 years old by sharing 22 random facts about myself with whomever it is that reads my blog. How very lucky for you… I am both terrified and disgusted by chickens and turkeys. Not when they’re on my plate… Continue reading 22 Random Facts About Me
Summer has to be my favourite season. I am a sun worshipper. I love how everything seems better when the sun is out and how everyone seems in a better mood. I have spent most of today outside soaking up the warmth (liberal amounts of suncream have been applied I might add) The best thing… Continue reading Sun,Sun,Sun
I haven’t posted for a couple of weeks due to lack of enthusiasm and lack of inspiration. But I’m going to try my best to get myself back into the swing of it. Next week is my birthday! Yay! Expect there to be a longer post. This is just a quick update to say I’m… Continue reading A lack of enthusiasm
I haven’t been able to write much this week. I’ve been struggling a bit lately and I’m tired. Life has thrown a little too much my way and it’s left me emotionally as well as physically drained. But that’s okay it just means I need to take some time and rest. I wanted to share… Continue reading It’s a bit too much
For at least 2 years I tried my hardest to build up my strength and get myself walking properly,I’d wear my splints most every day (although I’ll admit not as much as I should have)and attend physio sessions twice weekly. But nothing seemed to work I went from using a manual wheelchair only when traveling… Continue reading Chapter 3
Today is a special day. 10 years ago I was the recipient of a new heart. I was given a new life. And even though things didn’t turn out quite like I’d hoped, I’ll forever be grateful because I’m still here. If you’re reading this and you haven’t joined the organ donor list I urge… Continue reading It’s a very special day!
One of my favourite things to do is read, I’ve been a massive bibliophile for as long as I can remember,but reading is more of a comfort nowadays than it was when I was a child. When I’m reading I can block out the world for a little while,leave myself behind and become whichever character… Continue reading It’s my safety blanket
For the past few weeks I haven’t been feeling myself to be honest. My health has been up and down like a yoyo and I think it’s all got a bit too much. Emotionally I’m exhausted. Fingers crossed my health decides to sort itself out and I start to feel more like myself again asap!… Continue reading I’ve not been feeling myself…
“What if?” I have sat there with that question running through my head on many occasions. I have daydreamed about the life I “should have had” and mourned over the things I will never get to do. I have drifted off to sleep imagining scenarios of the things I might be doing now if life… Continue reading It can get the better of me.