Monthly Archives: July 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh

Fresh! The word ‘fresh’ has taken on a whole new meaning since commencing chemotherapy. While I have always loved fresh food, now I crave it and just can’t get enough of it. Although I know the chemical poisons that are … Continue reading

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The merging of two worlds

Today I decided this student of learning would become the teacher. It is fortuitous that my third cycle of chemo falls during the school holidays. Many weeks ago, as my 17 year old son was feeling really down because only … Continue reading

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The absolute best medicine

I have discovered the absolute best medicine to recover from the trauma of the diagnosis and surgery, and then from chemo, and I highly recommend this medicine to all. The name of the medicine is “hide from the world and … Continue reading

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What’s going on?

Isn’t it amazing how music has the ability to dictate our mood and speak to our subconscious. We have escaped the cold Victorian winter and are taking a short mid-winter break in Queensland. I am nearly 2 weeks out since … Continue reading

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Preggo-brain without the excuse of being pregnant

A few days ago I got out of the shower, dried and dressed myself and started to brush my rapidly-thinning hair, only to find that my hair was full of conditioner. My heart sank….I’d forgotten to wash it out in … Continue reading

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