Mummy Edwards

Mummy Edwards

Cancer update #9

One thing I have learned over the past year is that I am easily overwhelmed. Whether it be decisions, washing up, dirty clothes or work, as soon as it creeps beyond a certain unknown point - I panic, flap a little and hide whatever it is until mould starts growing…

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Cancer update #8

A few weeks ago Teddy decided to pour an entire sports bottle full of water on top of Nathan's laptop. I have no idea why. My suspicion it that he was attempting to put it in the bottle holder of the bike that hangs close by on the wall, though if…

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Cancer update #7

This afternoon we are back home after one of our weekly round trips to Aberdeen. I haven't posted over the last couple of weeks since there has been very little going on except a mighty amount of 'The Good Wife' on Netflix. Excitingly however, it looks like my time on a…

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Starting our low waste journey

Over the last few of months we've been trying to reduce our waste as a family and as we've started to have some success Nathan has been bugging me to write about it. He normally writes at nathanpfedwards.com about the Gospel and the Internet but low waste doesn't exactly…

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An unwritten Father's day card.

I haven’t cried since being diagnosed with cancer. Many tell me that I am strong or brave but denial would be closer to the truth. God is incredibly kind and any stability I have is by his grace alone. By his grace, we have been exceptionally looked after by friends…

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Cancer update #6

As these things go I ended up in hospital without a laptop and a very temperamental phone, so apologies for the slight delay and for not updating friends quicker. I have been so overwhelmed by how many of you have taken time to message and send love our way, I…

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Cancer update #5

Today's update very exciting: we have a surgery date! Tomorrow evening we'll be driving up to Aberdeen for surgery the following morning. As these things work, I've waited weeks for surgery and have now been given a couple of days notice, but we are thankful to have almost everything in place to…

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My husband married another woman, and that’s OK.

When Nathan and I were dating he asked a friend for advice about proposing to me. The answer he was given was simple: don’t. Well, maybe do, but definitely not yet. The reason was that I was young and about to head off to university, and that most importantly, university…

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Cancer update #4

Despite a disappointing start, this has been a week full of much thanksgiving. I had been due to have surgery on Thursday - Nathan's mum had bought plane tickets and we had very kindly been offered somewhere to stay near by meaning the boys could visit during the days. Unfortunately one…

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Cancer update #3

I love the innocence of children, and the way they are protected from so many of the worries of life. Teddy has taken a fair amount of interest in my scar over the past few weeks. In preparation for my next surgery we have been talking about the doctors taking…

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