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Crochet Therapy

The story behind my hand made cards, began when I was nearing the end of my radiotherapy treatment two years ago and I was going out of my mind. Chemotherapy had finished and I was onto daily ‘ray’ treatments to eradicate any remaining cancer cells. Having to walk through the Cancer Centre doors on a daily basis was not good on my mind and I became extremely anxious. I started to get paranoid… I was nearing the end of active treatment when questions and fear overtook my mind… what if it [treatment] didn’t work, and what if I was going to receive dreadful news regardless of everything I have done to fight the cancer? What am I going to do with my life now? How do I prove that I need my life and I want my life? Was I going to return to my previous career or pave a new future for myself? Was I ever going to have another baby that I so desperately wanted? Should I study? Should I volunteer somewhere? Who …

Sharing the Love

  Today I’m sharing the love. In my feature photo I share my two favourite quotes. “What you think, you become.  What you feel, you attract.  What you imagine, you create” – Buddha What are your thoughts and feelings about quotes? They are in our face every single day, all over social media and here I am adding to the congestion of powerful and ‘wisdomatic’ words [yes… I just totally made the word ‘wisdomatic‘ up – it’s incorrect… I’m using it anyway ;)]. “Remembering a wrong is like carrying a burden in the mind” – Buddha I think people search for quotes when they are in pain, angry, sad or the opposite, are in the midst of chasing their dreams and need some wordy inspiration to encourage and as a reminder to keep going and remain focused. I also believe people who are in search for something – search for words that encapsulate a clue for which direction they should turn. People use quotes for daily affirmations and for hope. I believe quotes are worthy, …