For Freddie: A Mother's Final Gift to Her Son
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Following the diagnosis, Bland started presenting the BBC podcast You, Me and the Big C to raise awareness of cancer, discussing the disease with celebrities and providing advice of how to manage it. Rachael admitted she was scared that Freddie wouldn't remember her, and so before her death wrote a book for him titled, For Freddie. I would lay you in your cot each night and communicate from my mind to yours, 'I will do this, Freddie - I will take it gladly if it means we can still stay together'. In today's fast-paced business world, having the right people at the top can make all the difference in driving business transformation and success.
The podcast featured fellow cancer patients Deborah James and Lauren Mahon and became popular for its discussion of cancer, with medical experts regularly appearing on the programme. We use a number of different Social Media outlets to manage extra content that can set cookies on your device and collect data about your activity.
We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Give back to the people who give to you, look for those who may need your help – give without expecting back. Having been told that she had only a matter of months left to live and writing this in what were sadly her final days, Rachael brings her warmth, courage and humour in this heartwarming and heartbreaking story. To help Freddie come to terms with that’s happened in the future and ensure their happiest memories live on, Rachael spent the last months of her life writing her best-selling memoir: ‘ For Freddie ’. Steve refuses to describe their ordeal as a 'tragedy', insisting: "I have always tried to be grateful for what I have and not too much for things that I don't have or couldn't have.
It’s a collection of all those stories your parents tell you over the years from their point of view, mixed in with all the advice they give you. I would lay you in your cot each night and silently communicate from my mind to yours, I will do this Freddie, I will gladly take whatever they throw at me if it means we can stay together. Going out in the evening is a military operation for a lone parent, organising babysitters, and my parents are a huge help, looking after Freddie when I go to London for work, but I don't want to put upon them too much, so Amy would mostly come to us. How to tell if your doctor is gaslighting you: One in four people have been told their symptoms are 'all in their mind'. You know when you finish watching a film, listening to a song, or in this case reading a book and you sit there in silence for a while not knowing what to say or what to think.It was these three amazing women going through a really difficult time who were talking and joking about it like it was Eastenders and they were down the pub or whatever.