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Thursday thoughts – and so it begins

Thursday thoughts – and so it begins

I apoogise now for everyone who reads this without a box of tissues within arms reach, it is not my intention. I haven't really written about what happened last year, not personal things anyway, but it's that time of year that I have been dreading all year. And I know it is only the start of things to come... VIEW the POST

My Grandad, My Hero…

My Grandad, My Hero…

I think as weeks go last week couldn't have got any worse... The past 2 months has been a roller-coaster journey for my family, how do you get passed times like this? A week ago today we lost my wonderful Grandad, at the ripe ole age of 90 years old, to cancer - the horrible C word! You can never be prepared, I knew he was 90 and of course I was under no illusion that he would live forever, (well I realised this when I was about 21) but still the past 2 months have been so quick and too quick to make sense of it all. 2 months ago Grandad was rushed to hospital for a blood transfusion, which led to CT scans and later an MRI scan: we were told, only 6 weeks ago that he had a tumor on his liver which was causing all kinds of ...