Having spent so long living in the far past and the distant future, a happy now felt inconceivable at first. But now I am here, living firmly in the here and now – I could never return to those turbulent days. … More Today I Will Mostly Be Mindful
Life is simply for living. So let’s do just that. … More Note to Self: Live
I needed a break from thinking about this thing we call ‘Myelo’. Blogging about it was starting to take its toll. So I took one. Yes I did! Why not? … More Take a Break!
To be an effective carer you must keep back a little bit of yourself for you. Treat yourself. Love yourself. Be kind and never let yourself be forgotten. … More Carers – The Forgotten People?
I will never forget that day when the doctor in charge of BMT sat down with me in the visitor’s room, whilst my son stared at the fish tank and told me that we would need to talk in the near future about transplants. … More Just a Normal Tuesday
He wanted to be like him, to survive against the odds, to stay positive in the midst of a situation that could quite easily descend into darkness. … More Against The Odds
It reminded us yet again that it doesn’t matter who you are, what you’ve done, how much you’ve achieved – none of us can escape our fate. Cancer levels the field. … More A Strange Fascination
This is exactly why I am doing this. It’s not about website hits or getting recognition – that doesn’t fit the purpose or me for that matter. … More The Kindness of Strangers
Simplicity. This concept is so underrated in the modern world but the more I explore its potential for a happier life the more I want it. I really need it. … More The Simple Things
When life deals you a difficult hand it also wakes you up a little. It makes you think about what you want, what is important and what you shouldn’t worry about. … More Why We Should All Live This Christmas Like It’s Our Last