Wonder Woman's Bucket List

Mum's story:

"On Friday [12th Jan 2018] I was diagnosed with cancer. Bowel, Liver and Abdominal Lymph Nodes. It is incurable and I’m not sure how much more of my life I have ahead of me but am not going down without a fight – after all, I’m Wonder Woman.
My family and closest friends were the first to be told on Friday and now that it’s sinking in a bit, wanted to share with my wider circle of wonderful friends.

I understand that it’s difficult for people to know what to say to me and that’s ok, just a hug is worth a million words.
Please talk to me about it, approach me without saying a word and with just a hug but please approach me. Don’t feel awkward or embarrassed as I’m still the same person I always have been and still need you all in my life.

Forgive me when I can’t dance as much as I usually do or sometimes may have to cancel arrangements I’ve made with you, because the cancer is spreading and although I don’t really have any symptoms now, it’s just a matter of time before it starts taking over.

Please could I ask you all to send me as much love as you always do, hugs and kisses and positivity. Please don’t be sad, I don’t want or need any sympathy, I’ve had a wonderful life, have the most amazing family I could ever have been blessed with and so many wonderfully loving and caring friends. I need love and laughter by the bucket load and have things on my existing bucket list I need help in completing and what better way to do that than with family and friends.
I’ve been asked to share my bucket list so the people I love can join me in doing as much on the list as we can.

I’m not afraid of the cancer or what it’s doing to me, nor am I angry or bitter – that’s so negative and will eat me up quicker than the cancer. I have it, it has me and I’m going to make the most of what I have each and every day.

The only thing I’m afraid of is leaving behind my beautiful family and friends. I’m so sorry I’m putting you all through this.

I love each and every one of you and looking forward to seeing as many of you as I can soon – but not all of you at once as my house isn’t big enough !!!

Thank you for loving me and making my life a truly wonderful one.

Let’s party hard
xxxxxx"

We are completely overwhelmed by everyone's love, well wishes, and the amount of people who are already making plans for Mum to tick off a load of items on her bucket list. If you would like to be a part of her adventure in person or by donation, any help would be so greatly appreciated.

Thank you so much to everyone who has been there for her xxx

Donations

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  • Charlotte Hampshire 
    • £20 
    • 36 mos
  • Toni Crawford  
    • £25 
    • 36 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • £20 
    • 38 mos
  • Debbie Gleeson 
    • £20 
    • 38 mos
  • Claire Bevis  
    • £25 
    • 38 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Nic Furnivall 
Organizer
Ash Vale, South East England, United Kingdom
Gail Simpson 
Beneficiary
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