Mummy Edwards

Mummy Edwards

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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I am not my children's creator.

I love beautiful things - to create and make them. For a while it was my dream to go to art school and a large part of me still dreams of days spent creating beautiful and meaningful things. These days my creativity rarely spans further than Pinterest, and taking photographs…

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Because, you don't have to win at motherhood everyday.

Today Reuben is 12 days old, Teddy is a little over 21 months. Somehow everyone is alive, fed and the house isn’t too gross. We’ve been getting out quite a bit, meaning that everyone thinks that I’m totally winning at this mothering thing. My heavily edited photos to Facebook go…

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