Mummy Edwards

Mummy Edwards

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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Cancer update #2

I got called by the doctor this evening to chat through my CT results. The scan was brought forward fifteen days after a very kind doctor chased them up - what a wonderful answer to prayer. The results were not entirely conclusive. The most significant finding was that of a…

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Cancer update #1

It’s half term and my parents have been able to visit for a couple of days. On their way up I was given an appointment for the following day up in Aberdeen. It was a long awaited appointment with a soft tissue tumour specialist, given because a lump I had…

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