Category: Bilbo’s Journey

Bilbo’s Journey is about our journey and how we are dealing with having a child with cancer.

In October 2018 it was with the heaviest of hearts, we shared the news our amazing gorgeous Bilbo, had been diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL).

We’ve been overwhelmed with love and kindness from across our friendship groups, our family and complete strangers. We are under the Kamran ward team at John Radcliffe hospital in Oxford. We are getting the very best possible care.

To stop us from having to repeat and tell so many people pretty exhausting news and updates we’re updating those who want to know through our blog. Godbers Travel was a travel blog, a living breathing online memory book for our boys. We see this as an unexpected journey we need to complete before our normal travel can resume.

I hope you will find our posts honest and frank as we try to give you insight into what life is like for a family and child with cancer.

A selection of our tops posts:

* Ways You Can Support a Family Fighting Cancer

* Starting a new journey…

* Day 5: Learning to be a parent who’s child has cancer

* Help Bilbo Raise Funds for Cancer #Donate4Bilbo

* After denial, comes anger AGAIN…

* 30 days of cancer…

* Day 38: Things I hate about cancer

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Day 590: 15 Weeks Of Isolation

We’ve been isolated now for 15 weeks and I wanted to document some of our Covid-19 experiences the good, the bad and what we’ve learned as a family.

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Day 503: Managing children at home through isolation

As a cancer family we’re very used to isolation. Here’s some of our top tips and resources for surviving isolation and making learning fun.