AML? What the Hell!!!! One life ending & another beginning

AML Anna Mamwell Bloodwise Leukaemia acute myeloid

So it has been three years since that day... the day when one life ended and another began.   When I was in that hospital room with what I thought was some sort of infection and the consultant came in with tears in her eyes to tell me I actually had a very aggressive form of… Continue reading AML? What the Hell!!!! One life ending & another beginning

Kindness is not a choice…but beware

For me being kind is not a choice, not something I have to work hard at, not something I think twice about... it comes from deep within my soul.  But I pity those who assume this makes me an easy target, vulnerable to their petty games and badly hidden jealousy, for I have insightful eyes and… Continue reading Kindness is not a choice…but beware

Why writing is my soul mate…

Words... I love words, love to read them, write them and discover them. We use them to illustrate our lives; they are the carriers of meaning, how we convey our understanding of the world around us and connect with others.  How we use them often defines who we are; powerful and sometimes misunderstood, often deliberately… Continue reading Why writing is my soul mate…

She became a Warrior

warrior woman anna mamwell butterfly in remission bloodwise

Writing is my therapy and this piece has been running around in my head for a long while so I finally decided to write in down... hope you enjoy and understand She Became A Warrior At first she was a reluctant gladiator thrown into the ferocious battle that became her life, unequipped and powerless but… Continue reading She became a Warrior

How it feels when I am writing

 I have written these to express how it feels when I manage to find the time to write.  I find it extremely therapeutic and a great stress buster, a great way to communicate how I am feeling.  Quite often when I am at work or carrying out daily tasks I am planning a quote in… Continue reading How it feels when I am writing

Words & Life Quotes to Inspire … #amwriting

I have always loved reading quotes and often go to them when I am feeling a little low and in need of inspiration.  Here are some written by me...I find it extremely therapeutic and my go to stress buster.Mine are written from my life experiences and being a Leukaemia survivor, Mum, wife, friend and obsessive… Continue reading Words & Life Quotes to Inspire … #amwriting

A Fusion of a Fighter and Survivor

Am I survivor or a fighter... or am I both? So this is something I have given a lot of thought to and since writing this post I've realised that, after everything I've been through, I am a 'Fusion of a Fighter and Survivor'. In the cancer community some class themselves as survivors and some… Continue reading A Fusion of a Fighter and Survivor

Behind a Writer’s Eyes

Written to express how it feels for me most of the time as I am constantly composing quotes, blog posts, the book I dream of publishing and much more!  I seem to be bombarded by inspiration every waking moment which leads to a very confused mind as I don't know where to start. So I… Continue reading Behind a Writer’s Eyes

Social Media – My Gateway to Positivity

So I've written this about my experience of Social Media and of course I can only speak for myself but I wanted to put my thought and feelings out there for others to read.  I've titled this post 'MY GATEWAY TO POSITIVITY' because it has been exactly that for me.  Also I am fully aware… Continue reading Social Media – My Gateway to Positivity

Actually I have been ‘Hit by a Bus’ #Leukaemia

As many cancer fighters, survivors and people fighting other life threatening illnesses will know some comments, phrases or misguided efforts at making you feel better actually have the opposite effect.  Some now aren't really applicable anymore, this is yet another 'after effect' of cancer...finding phrases and sayings either really resonate, make you want to scream… Continue reading Actually I have been ‘Hit by a Bus’ #Leukaemia