Dealing with Cancer in the Family · Thoughts and More

A Spotlight on Reality

I beat them there. I’m not sure how I did it. The ambulance had left our house, blue light flashing, before me. They’d blocked the drive, I wondered if my neighbours would be quietly seething at the inconvenience As I rang my dad and Chris’ mum to make arrangements so the kids still got to… Continue reading A Spotlight on Reality

Letters to Chris

I would choose you every time

To You, It’s getting harder This life of ours. We have been swept up in this storm for so long Carried along at break neck speed from day-to-day Month to month Year to year Given no time to second guess what’s coming. No time to take a moment. Take stock of what’s going on To… Continue reading I would choose you every time

Dealing with Cancer in the Family · Thoughts and More

He’s going to build a space rocket

He’s going to build a space rocket I snuggled him, asked him if he would stay with me forever ‘No mummy’ he replied ‘I’m going into space when I’m bigger’ ‘I’m going to build a space rocket, go into space, to the stars, see my daddy’ ‘See my daddy in heaven’ It took us back… Continue reading He’s going to build a space rocket