We Think We Have Time

Then and Now The feature photo with this post is a collage of photos taken in the Easter School Holidays. It was March 2014. They are a profound set of images depicting our calm before the cancer storm. We looked to be and felt like your average family. We were relaxed, happy and at the…

Update – Two Years

Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma. Two years ago, I would have struggled to pronounce this cancer. Now I can spell it and explain it – effortlessly. Cancer is my family’s Achilles heel. It created a vulnerable weakness that allowed heartache, disappointment, exhaustion, frustration, confusion, anger and pain to enter our sacred, happy and peaceful family space. Aggressive…

May Oncology Review

Bren’s day started at 7am with a PET scan. By 10:30am, we were sitting with his medical team for the review. Logistically it was no mean feat to get everyone together in one room. But these guys coordinate appointments like ours all day long. Imagine that.  There were four doctors, a registrar, two clinical nurse…

Handyman

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 these days, and sometimes even longer to recover from – but that doesn’t stop a good handyman. Obviously from post picture – no seated job is too large or…

Getting Commando Fit

The Story of Us: This happened today! My family; along with 100 or so other locals, had the opportunity to train with Steve Willis. He is the much loved and sometimes feared trainer – best known as The Commando on Australia’s The Biggest Loser. There were many inspiring individuals out there giving it a red…