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Getting on with life but never forgetting….

As the remnants of the delicious meal are cleared away on my flight home from London to Melbourne, the soul-lifting tunes of Vance Joy filling my head, the massage chair gently pummelling my lumbar region, maybe it’s the Macedon Ranges … Continue reading

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Another day amongst the daffodils

Originally posted on Things I have learnt today:
Chemo week and my fourth day of sitting on the verandah in the late winter sun watching the daffodils in full bloom.  I can also see them from lying in my bed…

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Another day amongst the daffodils

Chemo week and my fourth day of sitting on the verandah in the late winter sun watching the daffodils in full bloom.  I can also see them from lying in my bed and the sofa in our loungeroom.  It is … 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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Chemotherapy: Take Two.

With two rounds of surgery done and dusted – a lumpectomy with sentinel node biopsy, followed three weeks later by a re-excision of the margins and auxiliary clearance – it was time for chemotherapy to commence. Recovery from the second … Continue reading

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