1st Ampuversary

 The Story of Us Retrospective: 4 quick  glimpses back into March 31st 2015 – Chpt 6 amputation The morning of Brendan’s operation came around fast. In those last couple of days leading up to it, seeing him in so much pain was unbearable. At one point he said through clenched teeth “only a couple of days…

Living with Cancer

  Retrospective: the following is a diary entry from yesterday – one year ago. I am grateful we honoured our brother in-law Andy’s birthday in a much nicer way this year. One year on  from his amputation Brendan is still living with cancer and we are grateful for the progress he continues to make. Diary…

Rare & Uncommon Cancers

The Story of Us:  The single most important reason I continue to share my family’s story is to spread as much awareness as possible about rare cancers like the one Brendan is fighting. Like all cancers, rare cancers are completely indiscriminate…Brendan is living proof that it can happen to anyone. We are in the fortunate…

My Energy Therapy

Callie Quiet Room and Reiki Practice:  Blu Rose Energy Therapy: ….is based on a combination of Reiki techniques from several systems of reiki that I embrace and identify with in both my personal and professional practices. My practices are strongly influenced by the teachings of the Magdalene and the teachings of Solomon – these teachings flow through the unique Reiki…

What’s Your Daily Practise?

My Guru Me: Up to 72 % of Australians have used Complementary therapies in the last 12 months! were you one of them? I know I was! I need my Energy boost every day; Reiki is my energy therapy of choice and I credit this practice for my sanity, peace of mind and for my ability to…

Kindness

My Guru Me: kindness is ….love with boots on – unknown

Karma

My Guru Me:  Sometimes something happens that busts my little positivity bubble and it really pisses me off. Especially when the situation involves kids. The story I’m about to share was told to me by the mum of one of the kids involved. I am not going to share any names out of respect for…

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Ocean Rhythms

The Story of Us: I was tired, it had been a long day already and I really didn’t feel like sitting under an unusually hot autumn sun for the next couple of hours awaiting the twilight cool. Begrudgingly I packed a picnic rug and a warm coat each (in the hope that at some point…

Brendan Gets Commando Fit Pt2

The Story of Us: March 2016  is one year to the month from Brendan’s right leg – above knee amputation. In this footage he was enjoying his first full training session outside his own backyard; with none other than Steve Willis, better known as The Commando from Australia’s The Biggest Loser. (Brendan is usually his own…

Getting Commando Fit

The Story of Us: So this happened today! My family; along with 100 or so other locals had the opportunity to train with Steve Willis, the much loved and sometimes feared trainer from Australia’s The Biggest Loser. There were many inspiring individuals out there giving it a fair crack…none more so though than Brendan. He…