Operation Day: 12 months later…. (Hip Dysplasia survival)

Hip Dysplasia has not beaten us. Time is a curious thing. This time a year ago I was filled to the brim with anxiety, I paced the hospital corridors biting my nails waiting for my…

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Making Waves for Alex: Seeing Love

My children asked me once what love looked like and I struggled to find the words to answer, how to you describe the most over powering emotion in the world, how can you make a…

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The sad loss of a waistline….

I find it hugely irritating when I lose something, which is irrational in itself as I lose many things.  The only lost item that didn’t irate me in its passing was when I lost a…

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Type 1 Diabetes: Is it a big deal?

“It’s no big deal, they can control it so well nowadays, fifty years ago she may have died…” A well meaning chap in the cafe said this to us today after watching my daughter who has…

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Fate is an ironic bastard…

Fate is an ironic bastard at times. It took a while for us to notice the signs of twin girl’s diabetes, we put the excessive bed wetting down to the stress of moving house and…

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