Operations

Carrying your tiny baby into an operating room where they are about to undergo surgery is one of those moments that stay with you forever. Every time Finn gives me THAT look. The one that says ‘Mummy what’s going on, why are we here, who are all these weird people wearing pyjamas, why is this […]

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Hospital Life

Hospital life sucks. FACT. Some days are bad and some days are not so bad… Over the past nine months I’ve spent ten long weeks (and counting!) living at the hospital. That’s almost a third of Finn’s life. Sad but true. So I guess you can call me a veteran hospital mum. Since the hospital […]

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Resilience

If there’s one thing that I’ve learned more about over the past year it’s resilience. I’ve always considered myself to be a pretty strong person, but what the last year has taught me is that when life throws you some serious curve balls, you are actually way tougher than you ever imagined. I guess that […]

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Scars

Scars are tattoos with better stories. When Finn got the dialysis tube fitted on Friday I asked the surgeon what the scar would look like. Let’s face it, what mother would not be fretting about the various incisions made in her baby’s perfect skin?? He laughed loudly and said “my dear this scar will be […]

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What is dialysis?

We are back in hospital again for operation no.3 to start the dialysis process. I’ve been absolutely dreading this moment but Finn has managed a lot longer without needing dialysis than the doctors ever expected. Yey go Finny!! At one point it was going to be starting over Christmas when my whole family was here from […]

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