Guest

It was June, 2014. Winter! Cool, but not cold. Or not as cold as you might expect anyway, when our guest arrived. There was no knock on the door, and no excitement at his arrival. Shock! There was shock. There was anger, some confusion and frustration too.  He didn’t care. He was everywhere. Everytime I…

We Think We Have Time

I went in search of a photo this morning and came across an album that this post collage has been created from. I hadn’t seen this album in a while.  Life can change in an instant… This was March 2014: the Easter School Holidays; to me these are a profound set of images depicting our…

Update – The Story of Us

The Story of Us: two years down the track! It’s two years since we were first told that Brendan has an undifferentiated pleomorthic sarcoma: setting us on a path of discovery, heartache, hope, recovery, recurrence, disappointment, elation, exhaustion, confusion, anger, frustration, learning, teaching, acceptance, joy and love – to name just a few. A rollercoaster…

Bren’s Oncology Review

The Story of Us: We are home from Brendan’s latest oncology review in the city. After his 7am PET scan this morning, Bren’s entire team were assembled by 10:30ish for the review; logistically no mean feat I’m sure. Oncologist: Dr V, Orthopaedic Surgeon: Dr P, Radiologist Dr (Name has slipped my memory as it wasn’t…

Handyman

The Story of Us: You know rego is just around the corner when you see the husband sitting under the car instead of in it…. Some jobs may take longer to get done, and sometimes even longer to recover from -but that doesn’t stop a good handyman. Obviously from post picture -no seated job is…

Brendan Gets Commando Fit

The Story of Us: – This is Repost as we slowly move from blogspot to wordpress – To our regulars that may see posts again as they are added and shared automatically through several social media formats: Thanks for your patience . A little get fit stay fit-inspo video attached for anyone looking 🙂 Life…

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…