Year: 2016

2016 

So 2016 busy yes very however I would have to say the most successful year health wise.  Ava didn’t catch a flu or cold and poor wil was sick with every cold for months and months.  The biggest issue we faced was the on and off gi bleeds with Ava and her needing blood transfusions and then the complications that came with that * this has no been an ongoing issue for two years.  Christmas is here in a few days and we are so excited. I have managed to lose 50 kilo this year and feeling so amazing and full of energy. I hadn’t had time to focus on myself or even want to think about all the reasons I was turning to food but having Ava have such a good year allowed me to as well. I had seven years of overeating and grief there I wasn’t dealing with.  I can honestly say wow I shocked myself with the fact I found time to think of me. I had gastric sleeve surgery to …

Busy times 

It has been such a busy time I have yet to post in a long time.  Life is good and life is busy. Kids have been well and we are enjoying school holidays. Winter time and it’s a wet winter.  Ava has turned 8 which was such a wonderful celebration and one I thought would never happen.        We have had time to go to movies and enjoy the daily day to day life. Hospital visit are minimal and Avas port is going well.  Master W is going fantastic and so full of energy. He has loved attending school yet missed a lot this winter due to catching many common colds.  Parents don’t realise how sending their sick kids to school can seriously have major consequences for our chronic illness kids. I wish they could sometimes stop and see how one cough or cold could lead our child into a Icu department and on life support.     I have managed to find time for myself and start looking after myself. This year I have …