July 16, 2017

My husband is a stoic person. He'd be great at poker (if he didn't go all macho and throw his whole stack in every damn round to prove a point), because he doesn't let on what he's feeling. When he was diagnosed, you'd think they'd told him he'd got a cold, not that tw...

June 26, 2017

There is a lot of anger in the world. We get mad about traffic, we get mad about politics, we get mad about the price of Gin... There's a lot to be grumpy about nowadays.

When Curt got his diagnosis, there was a lot of anger from me; a lot of angry questions: Why us, wh...

June 19, 2017

The BEST thing happened the other night. Our dog, Pixie, came and slept upstairs with us. She hasn't done that since February.

June 16, 2017

Pat has kidney disease, but she won't let that stop her from living her life to he fullest.

June 2, 2017

For anyone considering organ donation, but isn't sure it's for you - this is an interview with my husband, Curtis, who had a Kidney transplant from a live donor last month.

Anyone who knows Curt will tell you he has had two reactions to this whole process; fine, and alr...

May 29, 2017

This is embarrassing...

Mum, Dads, Aunties, Uncles, and especially Daughter, feel free to never read this post... ever.

I have had sex. Shocking, I know, but I've had a baby and you were going to find out eventually, so I'm going to get ahead of this thing. The problem i...

May 27, 2017

Here's my story, to read will only take a while.

My only aim is to make you smile

Maybe I don't know why,

Some will laugh and some may cry.

September last year he became unwell, 

What it was no-one could tell.

In his young life he'd come to a junction,

His kidneys were under...

May 21, 2017

Today is the day Curt gets a kidney from his dad. As a loved one, all you can do is be there. This is what we experienced.

May 15, 2017

My sister and I are on a bit of a scary movie kick at the moment. We're both a bit rubbish when it comes to watching supernatural stuff, so we decided to watch them together, in broad daylight, to support each other - Our own little twilight zone team.

So we started wit...