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Friday, 17 April 2015

Wheelchair Fashion: Sunshine Madness


At the beginning of last week I had a random good period - I was full of energy (not normal people full but better than I'd been for at least 8 months), I wasn't getting kick back from doing things, I wasn't sensitive to the things I usually am - & I felt untouchable, I thought I could do anything!
I went out two days in a row in proper clothes, makeup etc with no sunglasses & drank real lemonade (one of my huge sensitivities is citrus acids). It was magical, like all those 'if I was better for one day' daydreams people have & it felt like it would last forever...


Obviously it didn't...looking back the choices I made were dumb & I used up a lot of energy really fast but it was like I was floating on something & reality was a long long way a way & all around me were bubbles & sunshine & the magical feeling of not being exhausted or in pain. I forget how...heavy having M.E. is & when even a portion of that is lifted away it is hard to remember to walk with your feet touching the floor ^^

Anyway, the outfit...


When I was in town the day before these pictures were taken I saw this handbag in the window of accessorize. You guys may remember that last year I got the gold version of this handbag (post featuring it) which is nice & all but this one is SO MUCH BETTER ^^ (I may have a slight obsession with novelty handbags & things that look like cameras/camera print things).
Other than the bobby pins (which are in pastel colours & have little roses on the end) everything else is really old, I haven't seen any nice spring/summer clothes in the shops yet (other than the crochet tops from ASDA).


The necklace is from Next - last year - the shirt is from Zara - maybe two years ago? - the belt is from French connection - last year - the skirt is from Zara - at least three years ago because it used to be a maxi skirt but I cut it down - & the shoes are so old I have no idea where they're from.

Gosh my hair needs cutting....and dying something prettier......I'm thinking blue-ish lavender-ish purple.....

I'm going to be at a football tournament in Newcastle on Sunday (4 hours of driving & a 7ish hour day of football.....fun times) so there may not be a post next week but it is May coming up (M.E. awareness month) when I will be trying to post one serious post every week so if you have any questions or post ideas please let me know & I will try to write them ^^

8 comments:

  1. Yay to good days, feeling invisible, lemonade and sun! Even if all of them are short lived! I am so glad it has been sunny here, it makes such a big difference in how I am feeling generally. I love your bag, so cute! Have a lovely weekend x


    Hayley-Eszti | www.hayleyeszti.com

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  2. your bag is so much fun!

    You look lovely in the sunshine, glad you had such good weather for your ...brief...escape from total M.E.!

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  3. Oh that feeling is so wonderful. Glad you grabbed the opportunity while it was there. I often feel like I'm toeing the line in those cases, questionning when the bubble will burst. But those moments are so precious. And if you find a gorgeous new bag while you're out too, well what a fab bonus. Good luck at the tournament. Xx

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  4. When I first started blogging I had no idea the kind of amazing and inspiring people I would come across every day - it's truly mind blowing. You look incredible and are so beautiful! What a lovely setting and a perfect day. Hopefully that fleeting energy comes back double.

    Danika Maia

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  5. How kind. It was such a lovely day, I hope I'll have many similar in the future ^^
    Sally xx

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  6. My mum always worries that I'm pushing myself too hard when I do things but I'm always of the mind that I should do things whilst I can ^^
    My team won both of our matches (the others ended up being cancelled). We didn't concede a single goal & scored loads....I'm still kind of floating on it (I'd been put in charge of the team so I feel at least partially responsible lol)
    Sally xx

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  7. The sunshine is so amazing, I just keep wishing for a dimmer switch option...just for spoonies so we can get the sun to exactly the amount we want lol.
    Hope you had a good weekend
    Sally x

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