Saturday 10th March I was woken up on Saturday to see my mum and Maya sitting next to me. It’s only 2 relatives per bed allowed in Critical Care, so they had to keep taking it in turns. Shortly after, Nate and my dad visited. Unfortunately Harriet had to work over the weekend, but managed […]Read More 27.03.18 – “Mid-Way Cuckoo Land”
So here I am!!! Sitting here with a new Liver! I still can’t actually believe that this has happened. To have been waiting and not really believing it will happen any time soon. And then be called, still telling yourself that it may not go ahead incase it doesn’t. I have learned that through these […]Read More 18.03.18 – In Theatre
Oh my gosh! I have to write this quickly because I’m about to go down for my transplant. I was called around 18:45 on 08.03.18. The liver I will receive is from a young donor. It’s a DBD donor (Brain stem death) which is the best kind. I’m in good hands and the surgeon performing […]Read More 09.03.18 – The Call
Who knew that dogs teeth are similar to human teeth in the way they develop from baby teeth to adult teeth?! I never knew until we got Logan. Within the past 4 days, he has lost 4 premolars (we think). I managed to save 3, of which I’m going to keep in a little box. […]Read More 08.03.18 – The Tooth Fairy
What words pop into your head when you think of mindfulness? De-stress, focus, awareness? The act of mindfulness has been something that’s helped me a lot over the past few years. The ability to stop, take a breath, de-stress and just getting on with it, really can make a huge difference. I was discussing mindfulness […]Read More 01.03.18 – Mind Full or Mindful?