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Hospitals at any time of year is not great, but hospitals over the festive period is even worse :( On top if that, when someone has to go in due to an accident, something unforeseen, it makes you realise how precious life is and that you really don’t know what’s going to happen from one day to the next. 201 more words


The Mystery of the Missing Bed

It sounds like one of the Enid Blyton stories that my children have been listening to at bedtime recently.  M and G have been loving the adventures of Fatty, Buster and the rest of the… 360 more words

I (think) I have hemiplegic migraines

So it seems like I might have hemiplegic migraines. Apparently, the diagnosis is rare enough that it was more likely to have been a stroke or a brain bleed, even though I’m only 32. 1,218 more words

Health & Fitness

Ethan's Initial Hospital Stay

Ethan (& Steve and I) spent 11 nights in the hospital. They were hard. He had many blood transfusions and multiple platelett infusions. On Thursday 10/30 he had a spinal tap/lumbar puncture, bone marrow biopsy, and his first dose of intrathecal chemo (chemo to protect disease in the central nervous system). 283 more words


Remembering My Mother

On this day three months ago we buried my mother.

September 10, 2014 in Corner Brook, Newfoundland was the most beautiful warm and sunshiny day. As in life my mother planned and organized many things, I’m pretty sure she planned this as well. 645 more words

Positively No Negativity

What To Pack - When Headed To The Hospital

I’ve seen quite a few questions online lately from moms-to-be on what to pack when going to the hospital. There are a lot of lists out there, and they are pretty overwhelming if you really think about all of the things they’re telling you to bring. 1,057 more words


In Mummy's arms

I lay awake in the early hours of this morning, watching my beautiful babies peacefully slumbering alongside me in the bed.  I know that this morning, more than any other morning in recent days, both children needed the comfort of being in Mummy’s arms and resting with me. 535 more words