Today as I tidied the computer desk the word ‘Hope’ fell out, it was from a game that Kerry had made based on the Olympic values. This afternoon, my darling opened her eyes and squeezed my hand. I ‘hope’ she knows it was me. Like every other day, today has been an emotional but more than anything today has been a day of ‘hope’.

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August 7, 2021 at 8:53 pm
I’m sure that’s a sign and all will turn out well. I’m keeping my fingers crossed for you all. Keep strong!

Kelly Wiffin
August 7, 2021 at 8:53 pm
Oh this is a good sign surely! I haven’t stopped thinking about you all. I hope that Kerry continues to show signs of improvement and I hope that she gets better soon x

Cerys @ Rainy Day Mum
August 7, 2021 at 8:55 pm
I am thinking and praying for Kerry, this is a sign.

Troubles Mum
August 7, 2021 at 8:56 pm
Fantastic news. Small steps and all that. Still thinking of you all.

August 7, 2021 at 8:57 pm
This is definitely a sign and I am so pleased Kerry opened her eyes and squeezed your hand. You all have never been far from my thoughts since this happened and I am praying for you every night.

Lots of love to you all.

Katie x

August 7, 2021 at 8:58 pm
That is just incredible and beautiful…hope. Thinking of all of you.

August 7, 2021 at 8:58 pm
Thinking of you all. Im sure this is a sign.xx

Pru @ Perfecting Pru
August 7, 2021 at 8:59 pm
I have tears of joy at reading such great news. I hoping with all my heart that Kerry gets better and stronger as the days go on.


jenny paulin
August 7, 2021 at 9:01 pm
wow what a fantastic ‘sign’ – i hope things will only get better from here on in 🙂
i hope you and the children are coping as best you can too big (hugs) xx

August 7, 2021 at 9:01 pm
That is such great news that she opened her eyes and squeezed your hand! Thinking, Hoping and praying for you all xxx

Bex @ The Mummy Adventure
August 7, 2021 at 9:01 pm
Fantastic news and I hope this is the first of many signs that she is on the mend now. Thinking of you all. x

Jen aka The Mad House
August 7, 2021 at 9:02 pm
Hope is something to hold on too. You have all been in my thoughts and prayers

Nicola Hinchliffe
August 7, 2021 at 9:02 pm
Hopefully this is a sign of things to come x

Julie ButtonF1Fan
August 7, 2021 at 9:02 pm
Oh wow. These few words also made me emotional. Kerry thinking of you.

Hannah F
August 7, 2021 at 9:02 pm
You are all still in my thoughts and prayers x

Emma The Mini Mes and Me
August 7, 2021 at 9:02 pm
That made me well up, I’m so pleased! hugs x

August 7, 2021 at 9:03 pm
Hope has to be one of the best words in the world, ever. So pleased to hear of Kerry’s progress, thinking of you all x

August 7, 2021 at 9:03 pm

August 7, 2021 at 9:03 pm
Wonderful, Nick. Isn’t it amazing how that one word was delivered to you like that. That’s a sign for sure. I’m continuing to pray for Kerry and I think about all of you every day. You are truly an amazing husband to be updating her blog for us this way. Hang in and hang on. Prayers coming your way.

August 7, 2021 at 9:03 pm
GOOD SIGN. Am thinking desperately of you all.


Donna Bird
August 7, 2021 at 9:03 pm
Thinking of you all, I am sure this is a sign. Kerry and your family have been in my thoughts since this happened. I’m praying she keeps making the progress that shes doing.

Stay strong all of you

August 7, 2021 at 9:04 pm
Such wonderful news! Well done Kerry you keep going Mrs – you’re amazing!

Mum of One
August 7, 2021 at 9:04 pm
Wow! Keep fighting Kerry xxx

Liz Burton
August 7, 2021 at 9:05 pm
Amazing. Still thinking and praying hard. What a fighter she is, we’re all so proud of her. x

Lucy at Dear Beautiful Boy
August 7, 2021 at 9:05 pm
I’m sure it’s a sign. And that’s fantastic news. I’m sure she’s fighting with everything that she’s got to be back with you and the children. Thinking of you all. X

Emma @mummymummymum
August 7, 2021 at 9:07 pm
That is amazing, Kerry is amazing…lots of love,

August 7, 2021 at 9:07 pm
So very pleased you have had this sign of hope. Keep on fighting Kerry. Stay strong Nick xxx

Jo Bryan
August 7, 2021 at 9:08 pm
Oh wow I just am holding on with hope for you all xx Thanks for letting us know.

August 7, 2021 at 9:08 pm
that is wonderful news. We are all FULL OF HOPE for her. xx

August 7, 2021 at 9:11 pm
That really is a hopeful sign. Praying that Kerry finds a few more Olympic values – strength, courage, self-belief, perseverance…. Hope is the best though.

August 7, 2021 at 9:11 pm
That’s such a wonderful sign! Thinking of Kerry and sending her all all my healing thoughts and love. Keep fighting Kerry!! xxx

Cathy @ Nurturestore
August 7, 2021 at 9:13 pm
Hoping along with you x

Debbie JJ
August 7, 2021 at 9:16 pm
Wonderful news. I hope this is one of many signs as Kerry improves. Thinking of you all. Thank you for the update.

August 7, 2021 at 9:18 pm
Wow I found this emotional to read. Never underestimate the power of hope. Thinking of Kerry. Keep Fighting lady. To all of you… Stay strong and never let go of that hope you’ve found. xx

August 7, 2021 at 9:19 pm
Kerry is constantly in our thoughts. Hang in there.

August 7, 2021 at 9:20 pm
Thinking & praying for you all xxxx

Lisa Troccoli
August 7, 2021 at 9:20 pm
That is great to hear, and surely a sign of recovery so she can be back with her loving family and getting better every day, we are all praying for her on here xxx

Ramblings Of A Suburban Mummy
August 7, 2021 at 9:21 pm
Good sign, you are all in my thoughts and prayers xx

August 7, 2021 at 9:23 pm
“Hope”… what a beautiful word. My thoughts and prayers will continue to be with Kerry and the family!

Joanne Dodd
August 7, 2021 at 9:24 pm
That was for sure a sign & fantastic news that she opened her eyes & had the strength to squeeze your hand, she will know it was you, stay strong & believe in the sign x x x

August 7, 2021 at 9:26 pm
That’s a great sign, keep fighting Kerry, we are all fighting with you xxxx Hope you’re OK Multiple Daddy xxx

The Monko
August 7, 2021 at 9:31 pm
That is such wonderful news that she has opened her eyes – Hope indeed. I realise that it will be a long road to recovery and I hope that you have all the support you will need for the coming months. Best wishes to all the family

Jane @ northernmum
August 7, 2021 at 9:31 pm
Well done kerry, sounds like you are fighting so hard, keeping you in my thoughts and praying for more hand squeezes x

Claire Toplis
August 7, 2021 at 9:33 pm
Thinking of you .. keep hoping keep going xx

August 7, 2021 at 9:35 pm
Lovely x I know we can’t do anything to help but we are all cheering Kerry on and here for you online should you ever need us x

August 7, 2021 at 9:36 pm
thinking praying and hoping xxx

I Heart Motherhood
August 7, 2021 at 9:42 pm
this is a good sign. Been thinking about Kerry a lot and wishing her better. x

August 7, 2021 at 9:43 pm
Still thinking of you all. I’ve been praying for good news and now we have “Hope” too. I also have “faith” after this update that all will be well… Get well soon Kerry xxx

August 7, 2021 at 9:43 pm
My thoughts, wishes and prayers are with you all xxx

August 7, 2021 at 9:46 pm
So glad to hear Kerry sqeezed your hand. I do not know you or your family but I felt I had to comment after reading your Tweets.Stay strong x

August 7, 2021 at 9:58 pm
We all get so wrapped up in the triviality of life and then you hear about someone going through something so challenging. It really puts everything in to perspective. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Hope is a powerful thing.

helen aadams
August 7, 2021 at 10:00 pm
This is a very positive sign kerry and your family have been firmly in my thoughts finding the words HOPE can only be reassuring to you all.

Emily (@amummytoo)
August 7, 2021 at 10:05 pm
All our love, thoughts and prayers are with you. X

August 7, 2021 at 10:12 pm
Keeping you all in our thoughts. Keep fighting Kerry!!

August 7, 2021 at 10:13 pm
That’s amazing news, go Kerry! I’ve been thinking of you every day… Keep fighting xxx

L-plate Mummy
August 7, 2021 at 10:30 pm
This has brought tears to my eyes, a great sign surely?
I think of you all daily, I really hope this is the start of something amazing. As always thoughts, love, and prayers to you. x

August 7, 2021 at 10:31 pm
That is such a good sign. She is doing really well. We’re all “hope”ing too.

Mummy and the Beasties
August 7, 2021 at 10:38 pm
Kerry has a way of telling and forseeing things and I think this a sign for you and your family. Such fantastic news to hear and I hope everyday brings more optimism as she can do it 🙂 xx

Chris at Thinly Spread
August 7, 2021 at 10:44 pm
Oh my,still sending love and prayers. We have a candle burning for Kerry and it is burning bright. x

August 7, 2021 at 10:53 pm
Oh that is just brilliant news! Well done Kerry and well done you for keeping the hope going. I’ve had a big smile reading this, we made a pirate spyglass this afternoon which I know would make Kerry smile.

August 7, 2021 at 10:53 pm
That’s such positive news, hope she gets stronger day by day. Thinking of you all.

August 7, 2021 at 10:59 pm
Wonderful news Nick. Thinking of you all.

Mummy Matters
August 7, 2021 at 11:02 pm
I am so happy to hear of this progress, wouldn’t expect any less from Kerry. Keep on pulling together, always in our thoughts xxx

Elaine Livingstone
August 7, 2021 at 11:29 pm
Im sure she will be so proud of you all for keeping going while she has been unable too. That is brilliant news, and thank you for sharing it with is, at a time when you are probably unable to even think straight. Loving thoughts to all of you, and I hope you are finding strength on each other. xxx ( one for each of them)

August 7, 2021 at 11:33 pm
That is so good to hear. Lots of love xxxx

August 7, 2021 at 11:38 pm
It’s a really good sign. Really good.

Thanks so much for taking the time to update us all. Thinking of you all x

Clare Nicholas
August 7, 2021 at 11:43 pm
What a sign…..Still praying, lets hope the recovery has well and truely begun now 🙂 Keep fighting Kerry

Jane @ Mama Pea Pod
August 7, 2021 at 11:59 pm
Wonderful to hear, thank you for sharing with us all. We are all hoping along with you ….

August 8, 2021 at 4:10 am
Such wonderful news and I’m sure she knew it was you (wives just know those things). Will continue to send prayers and positive thoughts your way!

August 8, 2021 at 7:04 am
Such great news. I hope things continue this way. Much love to you all x

August 8, 2021 at 7:51 am
Thanks for sharing – we’re thinking of you all. Keep strong Kerry x

Coombemill – Fiona
August 8, 2021 at 10:17 am
Go girl, so many here willing you better! Kerry you are in my thoughts all the time, thank you Mulitple Daddy for all the updates, I keep checking in.

August 8, 2021 at 1:40 pm
Wow. Fantastic news. All our hopes and prayers continue to be with you all.

Valerie @ Glittering Muffins
August 8, 2021 at 2:14 pm
Awesome news! Go Kerry, you can do it!

maggy, red ted art
August 8, 2021 at 2:22 pm
Wow! Goosebumps all over. And HOW WONDERFUL she opened here eyes. Wow wow wow. Such fabulous news. Fingers crossed.

Sue Tyler
August 8, 2021 at 3:24 pm
HOPE is what we are wishing for you all. XX

Bod for tea
August 8, 2021 at 5:54 pm
Wonderful news! Everything’s crossed for Kerry over here and thank you Multiple Daddy for the updates x

August 8, 2021 at 8:11 pm
This is such good news to hear – I’m so glad there is this ray of hope. Sending you all love and thoughts constantly and thank you for updating us xx

christine taylor
August 8, 2021 at 9:42 pm
Aw I’m so glad to see a little good news. Hope is a powerful thing, Kerry is in my prayers and thoughts x Get better soon hun xxx Thinking of you all xxx

michelle twin mum
August 8, 2021 at 11:32 pm
Ohh that is amazing news, so pleased. Mich x

August 9, 2021 at 9:09 am
That is a wonderful thing 🙂 such a good sign x thoughts with you all x

August 9, 2021 at 11:57 am
That’s brilliant news. My fingers remain crossed for some more good news soon x

Susan Mann
August 9, 2021 at 12:15 pm
Stay strong and keep fighting Kerry. Hope is there. Hugs xxx

Capture by Lucy
August 9, 2021 at 2:01 pm
Hope is such a powerful thing. Sending all the love and hope we have to you xxx

August 9, 2021 at 4:39 pm
Hoping along with you. Continuing to pray for Kerry’s recovery. Stay strong. x

August 9, 2021 at 4:41 pm
That is lovely news. I hope things continue to improve. Thinking of you all xxx

August 9, 2021 at 10:33 pm
Hope is so important in many aspects of life!

I am really happy to hear there has been positive signs today, HOPEfully the start to her full recovery!
Keep fighting Kerry, I am sure you will soon be blogging through your experience!
Our thoughts are with you and the family!

August 10, 2021 at 12:56 pm
What beautiful sign and great news about her opening her eyes and squeeze your hand. Hoping there is more good news soon.

Hannah brooker
August 10, 2021 at 4:26 pm
Thank you for this update my thoughts are never far away from Kerry you and your family lets hope for more promising news soon 🙂 xx

August 10, 2021 at 6:28 pm
Yes it is a very good sign. The word hope and the fact she opened her eyes and squeezed your hand. This has made me so happy to read, sending all of my love and prayers to you all

The Mummy Diary
August 10, 2021 at 7:02 pm
Someone once told me ‘there is always hope’ and I have always believed it. X

August 10, 2021 at 7:04 pm
This news makes me happy. I have been thinking about your family non stop and have her on a few prayer lists over here in the states. Keep your head up and keep believing. Hope is a great thing to have. Someone was showing you that hope is still very much there!

Alexander Residence
August 10, 2021 at 8:19 pm
So pleased to hear this news. Have been thinking of Kerry lots and lots. Thanks so much for keeping us posted. Sending love and hope x

would like to be a yummy mummy
August 10, 2021 at 8:21 pm
I have been so wrapped up in my new little bundle that I missed all of this and cannot believe what has happened. I am thinking about you all and really hope this is a good sign. Stay strong Kerry, you have a fantastic family and every reason to fight xxxx

August 10, 2021 at 10:32 pm
Such promising signs! Love to Kerry and you all xxxx

amanda fish
August 11, 2021 at 7:57 am
So inspired by Kerry and her fighting spirit. What a lovely family you are. A sign of “hope” indeed. I am praying for you all and you’re in my thoughts, all of you. with love, hope, prayer and thought.
Amanda & my children; Alexander & Jemima. xxx

August 11, 2021 at 10:40 pm
Sometimes things come to us for a reason and your find was definitely symbolic and a sign that the hope is there and she will make a good recovery soon. Please tell her we are all thinking of her (and you all) and sending our love xxx

Actually Mummy…
August 12, 2021 at 10:11 am
Oh thank goodness! That is such a good sign. I hope her recovery continues apace!

Molly @ Mother’s Always Right
August 12, 2021 at 1:14 pm
Take that hope and hold onto it tight with both hands. Such a symbolic sign for that particular word to fall out. Keep fighting Kerry, we’re all behind you, thinking of you. xxx

Theresa from Capri + 3
August 14, 2021 at 6:52 am
I think that is a wonderful sign of hope…the word hope on the computer desk and that she squeezed your hand. I hope you have had even more positive signs since you wrote this post. Kerry is in our thoughts and our hearts reach out to your family during this difficult time. I am impressed that you are writing updates. I am sure she is pleased by that.

Cheryl Warner
August 14, 2021 at 4:11 pm
All my thoughts and prayers with you all. I hope her recovery continues xx

mum of all trades
August 15, 2021 at 10:25 pm
This has to be a good sign. I am remembering Kerry in my prayers.

Cakesphotoslife (Angie)
August 16, 2021 at 10:04 am
Words can’t say to much, but be assured people are thinking of you all even those who have never meet you, I think this is a great sign for the future, take care xxx

angela Taylor-Loveless
August 17, 2021 at 5:19 pm
Lets Hope you are (like us) going to be the luckiest, unluckiest people. Unlucky because you have had to go through this (we had childhood leukemia) but lucky that you grow stronger as a family as a result and lucky when Kerry is safely at home, writting this blog again and with her amazing family. Hang in there. From my experience with the nhs, with life threatening illness, they are amazing. Kerry has alot to get better for. That will get her fighting!

September 10, 2021 at 11:33 pm
I recognise the little card with the word “hope”. We used it at the last confirmation preparation session before the Summer break. We were asked to choose one word to complete the sentence “My Faith gives me…”. Kerry had chosen “Hope”.
Tonight we had our first session without Kerry. A candle was lit for her, we prayed, we missed her.