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5 reflections from my hospital bed

In the last few months I have spent some time in hospital as an inpatient. The first time I was in for just over two weeks in April for my stem cell transplant. The second was for a couple of days or so in June as I had pneumonia. As my immune system was weakened… Continue reading 5 reflections from my hospital bed

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The Mustard Seed Mum: When Mummy’s Sick

I'm not a mummy blogger with Pinterest boards of fun activities to do, Instagram stories of days out with my two little ones or a YouTuber with life advice on how to survive those early months and years. The Mustard Seed Mum is just my corner to reflect on motherhood and share it with anyone… Continue reading The Mustard Seed Mum: When Mummy’s Sick

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The Hardest Post

It's a Sunday afternoon with the clearest of blue skies, a breeze that rustles through the trees and the sense that this summer will be better than the last. Lockdowns became a catalyst for breakdowns of relationships, the mind, the body and much more. There was so much loss felt in 2020 by so many.… Continue reading The Hardest Post

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Life’s Tough Decisions And Why I’m Looking Up

Hello dearest followers of my wacky yet wonderful blog posts! I have not written for a while because I have been busy visiting friends for a week, working and anticipating the results of the end of my chemotherapy. So apologies, but I am back with a lot to say as always! Chemotherapy outcome Firstly, I… Continue reading Life’s Tough Decisions And Why I’m Looking Up

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Have You Got A Bucket List?

I have just read an article in The Sun about a 15 year old girl - Alice Pyne - who has been battling cancer for 4 years. She has Hodgkin's Lymphoma, the same as me (although there are so many sub-types etc. that it is most likely not exactly the same),  but it has spread… Continue reading Have You Got A Bucket List?

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Aroma

Well, I suppose I should get more acquainted with this 'blog' so here goes my second attempt at a 'post'. I'd like to start writing something worth writing about, but at the moment I really haven't got a direction... I have finished my first assignment for a creative writing course that I enrolled on. It… Continue reading Aroma