Last year I decided that I owned WAY too many books and needed to do something about that. At first I tried to sell them, but that took too long and not many people wanted to buy books for a reasonable price, taking them all down to a charity shop was almost impossible to do without transport so I came up with the idea to offer a free bundle of books to any of my fellow Spoonies who requested one.
I fell out of love with blogging for a while, I think for the most part that was because I didn’t (and still don’t) know what my blog was supposed to be about, what my thing was, but that was stupid. I started writing this because I wanted and needed to share my story, wanted to because I thought it would resonate with some people, needed to because at that time I was struggling
It’s me again! Yikes time has well and truly flown by since my last post. And for once that’s because I’ve been a busy bee! Busy doing what you may ask? Weeeelll back in June/July I enrolled on an Open University course! That happens to be a massive deal for me, my education had to… Continue reading My Little Project & University?!
I still want to do something great, still want to leave a mark somewhere even if it’s not quite as deeply embedded as I’d dreamed of.
when she suddenly moved closer and asked “doesn’t it hurt?”
“I’m going through a bit of a crappy period with my health right now. For the past month or two I’ve been struggling with something that has yet to be explained…”
I spent yesterday out picking blackberries with my Mum, little brother and our dog Pippa I can honestly say it was one of the nicest days I’ve had this year. We spent what felt like hours just wandering around finding the best spot. Then we took Pippa to a field and let her run around like the crazy little fluffball that she is…
It’s not often that a stranger asks me about my disability so when someone does I find it difficult to answer. A couple of days ago I was out shopping with my Mum and a friend when a little girl asked me why I was in a wheelchair. I find it extremely hard to answer… Continue reading Curiosity Is A Special Thing
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
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