Browsing Archive: September, 2010

Sadie's Eulogy - by Sam & Drew

Posted by Samara Collins on Sunday, September 26, 2010, In : Information 
Sadie was born to 'We are the Champions' by Queen playing in the background. Little did we know how well it summed up her character - a true fighter!

Sadie was the happiest and most smiley baby you could ever wish to meet. She defied all the odds to be here and fought hard every day to stay with us as she loved life so much.

Every morning Sadie would greet us with a big gummy smileand enthusiasm for the day ahead. She would chatter away  saying 'la' and 'goo' as we carried her downstairs for he...
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From Sadie's Funeral (17/09/10) - The Cord

Posted by Samara Collins on Sunday, September 26, 2010, In : Information 
We are connected, my child and I
by an invisible cord, not seen by the eye
It's not like the cord that connects us til birth
this cord can't been seen by any on earth
This cord does it's work right from the start
it binds us together attached by my heart
I know that it's there, though no one can see
the invisible cord from my child to me
The strength of this cord is hard to describe
it can't be destroyed, it can't be denied
it's stronger than any cord man can create
it withstands the tests, can hold any...
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Quick Note

Posted by Samara Collins on Sunday, September 12, 2010, In : Information 
Needless to say with losing Sadie on Friday morning, I'm not really able to put the right words down, so I won't say much today.  Maybe later down the line.

Drew and I are so touched by the tremendous response from friends, family and even people we have never met. Lovely cards have started to arrive and although we cry, we are so pleased to know how loved and inspirational our beautiful Sadie was.

We would very much prefer to receive no flowers and would only ask that donations be made to Fran...
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06/09/10 Update

Posted by Samara Collins on Monday, September 6, 2010,
I wanted to write a quick update whilst I have a mo.  Sadie is in Francis House again at the moment.  We seem to be in and out of there these days and we're lucky that even with very limited beds and resources, they have not turned us away.  They are brilliant.

Sadie's condition is deteriorating rapidly and has done so steadily for 6-8 weeks really.  The worst thing is seeing Sadie having episodes of severe pain and distress.  She can go from being fairly peaceful and happy to writhing around ...
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 Our last picture of Sadie - smiling as always.  Our brave, beautiful angel.

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