Blog Posts - Leukaemia



Picking up the pieces

  I have no brother. Those were the first words that came into my head this morning as sleep left my body. Mike had already got up to start on the morning routine. The children’s voices travelled up the stairs as they argued over who was...
by Larger Family Life on Dec 2, 2016

Guess Who Kicked Cancer’s Butt?

      After six months of taking it easy on an extended sabbatical my brother is finally back home. Okay, so if I’m honest it wasn’t quite a fun, relaxing trip or anything. It was a fight against leukaemia. When he was firs...
by Larger Family Life on May 23, 2016

Today someone will save my brother’s life in just 2 minutes. Now I will show you how to do the same

        November 13th 2015 would be the first date to turn our family’s lives upside down in the months to come. My brother Jimmy – a fit and healthy sporty type, a lecturer of public services, a gym regular and a hard...
by Larger Family Life on Apr 19, 2016

“My First Night with Leukaemia” – A Guest Post from my Golden-Haloed Sibling

    Friday the 13th proved itself a bugger this month. Never one for being overly – or even slightly superstitious – it wasn’t until a couple of days later that I realised the irony of the phone call I received late that e...
by Larger Family Life on Nov 27, 2015

Grief, galvanized

I have been on the road that no parent ever wants to walk for a year and two months now. In the car today, Alex made a random remark that got me thinking and now, writing. “You have come a long way“, he said, not meaning it as a hurtful r...
by Mama's Haven on Aug 30, 2015

Charles Werb And The Outer Edge Polar Challenge

Just when you think one inspirational polar challenge leaves you amazed along comes another one! That’s right, as I met Kate Leeming of the Break the Cycle South Pole adventure I also met Charles Werb who is undertaking the Outer Edge Polar Cha...
by Flights And Frustration on Mar 3, 2015

Multiculti stamceldonor gezocht. Misschien kunt u deze mevrouw redden

Hello everyone,My name is Nikki and I’m making a global appeal to find a stem cell donor for a bone marrow transplant. I live in the UK, I’m 45 years old and my husband and I have two children, aged 7 and 4.BackgroundI was diagnosed with acu...
by Vreemdelingenrecht on Sep 18, 2014

Walk For Life 2013

Note to myself on Sunday morning don’t be lazy girl. Let’s go for a walk and better still if it is for a good cause. I was at Tesco Walk For Life 2013, it’s my first year joining this charity walk. I get to know that this is the 6th annual Walk...
by Sunshine Kelly on Nov 18, 2013

Breakthrough: Leukemia Cured with HIV virus

The world of medicine witnessed a new medical breakthrough: a 7 year old girl was miraculously healed from a serious form of leukemia with a disabled form of HIV. Emma Whitehead was diagnosed with acute form leukemia and she underwent every conventi...

Breakthrough: Leukemia with HIV virus

The world of medicine witnessed a new medical breakthrough: a 7 year old girl was miraculously healed from a serious form of leukemia with a disabled form of HIV. Emma Whitehead was diagnosed with acute form leukemia and she underwent every conventi...

Child leukaemia ‘no nuclear link’

You should be able to find several indispensable facts about “Child leukaemia ‘no nuclear link’” in the following paragraphs. If there’s at least one fact you didn’t know before, imagine...


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