Cancer Widow

Recently I was asked to speak at an upcoming forum for health professionals regarding the general care for cancer patients in a regional area from a carer’s perspective. Those who know me understand how challenging and overwhelming public speaking is for me, especially from such a personal perspective and at a time I still feel…

No more tears

A simple eye check was all it took to find I had no tears left. Well that’s not entirely true, for some strange reason they aren’t coming freely when I feel sad or hear, watch or talk about something sad, but will flow like a flooded river if I’m anywhere near a sprig of wattle….

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…

April Update

As the year hurtles along at a pretty fast pace. I cannot believe the school holidays are over. We have enjoyed a relaxed couple of weeks. Staying close to home – we spent time at the beach, had some fun at Inflatable World and hung around the house, taking things easy.  Managing Brendan’s cancer at…