Well, the last blog of 2017!
This year really does seem to have gone in the blink of an eye.
I think we have seen some good progress this year in terms of awareness of Organ Donation. More stories in papers, more talk of public awareness campaigns, more engagement with young people. More debates about the opt in or opt out system and which we should be working with. Read More »
Well, today has just been absolutely insane.
It’s a short one today – it has been hectic! Today I was announced as a recipient of a BEM (British Empire Medal) on the 2018 New Year’s Honours List.
I’m still quite baffled and just totally stunned that the work I, with the incredible help and support of those around me, do to raise awareness of Organ Donation has been recognised in this way! Read More »
Do you give blood?
No? What’s your excuse? Do you have a blood condition? Or take medication? Or have lived abroad in a country which means you can’t give blood?
Or…do you just ‘not get round to it’? Don’t have time? Think it’s painful? Think it’s ‘icky’? Don’t know where you can donate? Don’t think it’s really THAT important? Read More »
So today I have another question for you…When you are filling in those organ donor forms, and they ask you which organs you would like to donate, will you check all the boxes…or are you squeamish about a few?
Will you check yes to your heart? Yes to your eyes? Read More »
Presents. One of my personal favourite parts about Christmas, each year I still get so excited about both getting and giving Christmas presents. Exchanging gifts, you get one – you give one…pretty simple concept. It works, everyone’s happy.
If you are happy to receive a present, you should be willing to give one…agreed? Read More »
Christmas Eve. The excitement and anticipation for Christmas morning is at its best. Waiting to see what’s under the tree, waiting for the family to come round, waiting for the fun of Christmas Day to begin.
It’s one of the best feelings ever. Read More »
So, it’s that time of year again! Magical and sparkly and glittery and all that wonderful stuff. Can you tell I enjoy Christmas just a little bit? There’s just something so so special about the twinkling fairy lights, the excitement, the giving of gifts and the anticipation of a New Year beginning.
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