How could I not feel like the luckiest girl alive? >> Read More »
It’s all worth for those 3am memories >>
There’s no family like the Birmingham Children’s Hospital family >>
A couple of very weird, random and surreal accomplishments that have happened since my transplant journey began… >> Read More »
Did you know…hospital drip stands make great skateboard substitutes. See picture below >> Read More »
Post transplant, sport has been a saviour for me in so many ways.
Being in the pool and the gym gives me some time to myself, a bit of headspace to escape whatever life might be throwing at me at that particular point in time.
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Every day this Organ Donation Awareness Week, I will be sharing a photo to highlight the amazing gift of life I have been given…
Kicking the week off with this gem ~>>
Honestly, I’m not too sure where to start with this blog. Sat here now, it feels like there is too much to say to even begin. But hey ho…here we are, so I’ll try and do it anyways.
This summer, although it seems like it has been far too short, has been incredibly busy and incredibly…incredible. The two main things which happened this summer are the British Transplant Games and the World Transplant Games. It seems as though for the past two-ish months I have been living in a ‘games bubble’ and I’m not mad about it at all. I would quite like to move in permanently to be honest.
Let me tell you why… (you might want to grab a cuppa and pack of biscuits, because the list is long af) Read More »
The Bright Side of Life
(First of all, if you didn’t start sing Monty Python’s ‘always look on the bright side of life,’ after reading the title…then I’m not sure we can be friends, sorry.)
Ah, where to begin? Maybe grab yourself a cuppa and some biscuits and have a little nosy into my life recently. Read More »
You never really know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice…
Some of us find life a little more difficult to navigate than others, for many different reasons, one of them being mental illness.
Sometimes just keeping going, just living, just surviving each day can seem like the most insurmountable task for some of us. Anything extra on top of simply ‘being’ can feel impossible. The things which others don’t think about such as going out with friends or keeping in touch with people, can get pushed down the list of priorities.
Slowly, some of us may begin to isolate ourselves.
Begin to hide away from the world, from responsibilities or socialising and people can start to form a little bubble of perceived ‘safety’ around themselves. Read More »