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10th June – I was blown away.

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Before the hols I visited a lovely school that had taken Reuben’s Retreat as their charity of choice.  A proud school, i was honoured to speak at their assembly.  They sang a beautiful song for Reuben and I was blown away.  Very emotional a…nd I shed quite a few tears.  THANK YOU all the pupils,…

9th June – What a day!

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What a day! Thank you kath & Sue for the honour of opening your amazing centre. You’re generosity of spirit holds no bounds and we wish you every success with your fabulous centre. Lots of new friends made. Lots of support. An incredible £5…00 raised yesterday. Thank you to all that came and to all…

22nd May – Tonight’s Run Update

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So tonight’s run update is “WHERE” can supporters gather….. Sarah Bowman has a plan…. If RR supporters congregate… down DEANSGATE from the finish line.. head for the viaduct down from the HILTON heading towards Manc way…. SUPPORT on the stretch from the KNOTT pub along the Bridgewater viaduct, Chester Rd area, so you can see…

21st May – 9 Months Today

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Today marks 9 months to the date without Reuben. 9 heartbreaking months, full of a bucket load of MISS. I MISS him with every beat of my broken heart and wish with all my being that things were different. I would have swapped places with my darling boy in an heartbeat. 9 months since our final…

19th May- Tesco Bag Pack

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9 packers. 6 hours…. Saturday £410.26 ……. 4 pAckers…. 4 hrs. £387.03. Total. £797.29 Thank you….Rach, gill, beryl, Fiona, Julie, karon, dan&gals, Jackie & Felix, Megan, sam, Jacob, emma, Tracy, Abby, Louise, Erin, Martha, Sonia (I really hope I’ve not missed anyone… My head aches its so tired). Thank you all for packing, collecting & raising…

18th May – Inspirational

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Two inspirational Mummies NIC & Jo headline the MEN this morning. well done ladies thanks to everyone involved x Also thank you to everyone at the Pride of Tameside Awards last night for their generosity, thanks to Barclays & Tameside4good who made very generous matching donations meaning altogether £3650 was raised on the evening!!!!!!PRIDE WOW…

17th May – 50 Shades of Grief

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Today I am very “weepy”, day 2 in fact of “weepsville” a new phenomenon in my 50 shades of Grief. It has been a funny week of more great things happening but also a lot of stress. I had a chat with my lovely Doctor last week, and it has made me much more aware…

13th May – “Batman & Reuben” in Southend on Sea

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We have been to a genetic counselling appointment today, so our emotions are all over the place and we are a little messy headed… so im posting early and going to watch some mind numbing TV with Mike shortly… My MISS is big and ive just watched “fly” and “fairytale” about 3 times over each…

11th May – Caring and Sharing

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Hello, I just wanted to take some time out to say Thank you. Your letters, comments, posts and stories lift me every day. To lose someone you love is heartbreaking and I know that many of you share my pain. It’s the MISS that gets you isn’t it… the MISS and the NEVER…… I will…

9th May – Run For Reuben

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Good evening everyone. It is now just over 2 weeks until 155 runners take to the streets of Manchester to ‘Run for Reuben’ in the 11th BUPA Great manchester run. It will be a very exciting and emotional day, many of our runners will be wearing the Reuben running vest with that beautiful picture on…