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  • Blog Post: Dis-belief

    When my dad came home and had to tell me he had lung cancer, I thought my whole world had come to a stand still. My best friend was sick... He was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer, they couldnt operate, and they couldnt rid him off it.. But they offered chemotherapy to stop it from spreading...
  • Blog Post: Mother Dearest

    I am a daddy’s girl; his little princess and mini-me. My mum knows this, and over the last 18 months she has watched as my world shattered around me; as I dedicated my every moment to care for him, and then my every tear as I grieved the loss of my first true love. My parents seperated when...
  • Blog Post: Rainbows and Angels and Shooting Stars?

    On 12 November 1986 I laid eyes on my first love. On 1 March 1986, nine months earlier I had been at his wedding. I was nothing more than the size of a peanut; just starting to grow the fingers that I would wrap around his, and the lips that would kiss him so lovingly for the next 25 years were just...
  • Blog Post: The Rainbow

    03 March 2012 On his first day of testing out his new magic powers he sent me a shooting star. 04 March 2012 Every day since I have seen a rainbow. For the first few days it appeared on the carpet outside my bedroom, reflecting off a nearby mirror. I began to fear the day I didn't...
  • Blog Post: There Is Something Wrong With The Tree

    02 March 2012 A story shared between a father and a daughter. A story for the past. For the present. And for the future. As a young girl he read The Magic Faraway Tree stories to me at bedtime. As a mother I hope to share these with my own children. But first I want to reshare them with my father...
  • Blog Post: The Day The Earth Stood Still

    02 March 2012 I held his hand. I kissed his hand. I begged him not to leave me. I told him I needed him. But more importantly I told him I loved him. He is my hero. He is the Guide and the Weight of My World. He is my everything. And I am his mini-me. I held his hand. He took his final breath...
  • Blog Post: Cancer Talk Week – new relationships

    The idea of a new relationship can be both an exciting and terrifying prospect, but entering the world of dating after having cancer can be a scary prospect. If there have been changes to your body or physical appearance , you could be worried about how a potential new partner could react to this...
  • Blog Post: Cancer Talk Week – You and your partner

    Even the strongest relationships can be tested when an other half is diagnosed with cancer, and no matter how close the both of you are you might find it hard to communicate your feelings to each other. You might think you know what your partner is thinking or feeling but those assumptions...
  • Blog Post: Back from MIA

    HELLO ALL FROM SCOTLAND!!! Small update and a slight rant.... Well I haven't posted for a while. But it’s not because anything tragic has happened! So I will give you a quick update! I have relocated finally to the Borders in Scotland. It’s beautiful up here and I am ridiculously...
  • Blog Post: Where do we get them from....

    Right, time for THE update. Hospital report on Dad. Palliative Care has been set. They feel he will deteriorate within 6 weeks. We've been told there are a lot of tumours in the brain and that the change will be swift. SO IN LIGHT OF THAT, I thought I would share with you the Cat Lady story for...
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