Blue Light Babies, Violas and A Walk

07 Sep

As I recover, I need things to do and I have started knitting for Blue Light Babies. This group is aiming to provide every ambulance in the country with little hats and blankets, especially for babies who are born under the blue light as they arrive in the world before arriving at the hospital. They have also asked for slightly bigger sizes for slightly older babies who need to travel under the blue light to get the help they need. One of my twins once had to travel from Yorkshire to Guy’s Hospital in London and the last part was a very frightening blue light ride.

I picked the last of the tiny Violas from our edible garden today so that we can sow winter salad leaves there – and maybe some winter flowering pansies….

I have walked over 100 yards this afternoon! I’m feeling much stronger and am itching to get going! It’ll be three weeks on Wednesday since my op was done and I’m feeling happy!


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10 responses to “Blue Light Babies, Violas and A Walk

  1. babyjill7...Marilyn Griffin

    September 17, 2015 at 1:55 am

    love hearing of your progress and positive attitude…

    • mybeautfulthings

      September 17, 2015 at 6:27 am

      Thank you. Every day brings progress! 🙂

  2. Blue Light Babies

    September 8, 2015 at 4:11 pm

    Blue Light Babies wishes you a speedy recovery.
    Thankyou so much for your help l, your little hats are gorgeous.
    Mybeautifulthings are – beautiful people with beautiful hearts

    • mybeautfulthings

      September 8, 2015 at 5:32 pm

      Thank you very much. I am enjoying knitting for such a good cause. My first blanket is almost done. 🙂

  3. Shelagh

    September 8, 2015 at 9:19 am

    Sounds like your recovery is going swimmingly, Sally. I just suggested viola flowers to my son for his salads. He is skeptical. We will try Johnny Jump Ups, got a million of them!

    • mybeautfulthings

      September 8, 2015 at 9:43 am

      They make a salad look very pretty! They don’t really taste of anything, unlike nasturtiums which are slightly peppery as well as pretty. 🙂

  4. valeriedavies

    September 8, 2015 at 2:56 am

    So good to feel your rising spirits !!!!
    What a beautiful knitting enterprise… just the sort of cherishing such babies need….

    • mybeautfulthings

      September 8, 2015 at 6:14 am

      Thank you on both counts. All the best to you for the week ahead. 🙂

  5. grandfathersky

    September 8, 2015 at 1:10 am

    The journey of a 1000 miles begins with a single step … Glad you are in spirit … Inspired !

    • mybeautfulthings

      September 8, 2015 at 6:13 am

      Thank you. Your encouragement has been much appreciated over these less-than-fun weeks! All the best to you 🙂


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