Rebecca

A teacher, married to my childhood sweetheart, with four beautiful children. Living in a strawbale home that we built ourselves. Dabbling in writing, crochet, sewing and knitting. Lover of dogs, cows and birds.

Apple cinnamon waffles

Apple cinnamon waffles

Ok, so I’ve been feeling good this week (second week of my second round of chemotherapy), so I’ve been enjoying time in the kitchen, cooking up yummy meals for the family. This week I bought a new waffle maker that cooks 4 waffles at a time, as opposed to our original one, which only made […]

One thing I’ve learned from Chemotherapy

One thing I’ve learned from Chemotherapy

I’m almost at the end of my first round of chemotherapy. There’s a lot that has happened, and I wanted to write about my experiences, but I didn’t know where to start. So, I decided to write about one thing I’ve learned so far. It’s hard to narrow it down to one thing though. I’ve […]

Hair

Hair

It seems like a small thing to think about when you’ve recently had a cancer diagnosis: hair.  With my tumour gone, and the doctors assuming the disease is cured, I’m about to embark on the adjuvant therapy of chemotherapy, radiotherapy and hormone therapy. These are all designed to reduce the chance of my cancer returning, […]

Update and whatnot

Update and whatnot

Hi folks! I just want to say, thanks for sticking around and being here to read my little blog. I haven’t been writing as much lately; I guess it’s one of those things that has taken a backseat whilst I get on with life. I’ve never intended to be a professional blogger, but writing this […]

2016

2016

This year has gone quickly. Let’s recap.  Back in April, Monte started working for a company in Edinburgh. This involves a change in his working hours, so he works evenings as well as during the day. He’s enjoying the challenges of his new role, as well as the opportunities to travel. He went to Edinburgh […]