Monthly Archives: August 2014

plants and growing and being alive

today, with the help of a wonderful friend, i did something i’ve been wanting to do for so long. and it fits in with the blog. we fixed up my balcony garden. it feels monumental to me.  it was one … Continue reading

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limbo before scan.

i am waiting at the moment.  i have a scan on monday which, to a major degree, decides aspects of my fate.  it will tell my doctors if the chemotherapy regime i’ve been on has ‘arrested growth’ or not.  hopefully … Continue reading

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Chemo-mega-mix-tape (playlist)

this has been a half joke, half serious project. it sounds a bit like the car-driving mega-mixes Dom and i would listen to when driving. moving. going somewhere. loving the hell out of the songs while also …. 80’s power … Continue reading

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how i feel when you talk about other people’s cancer

i am going to go through what happens when i hear close details about other people’s cancer. their cancer is less bad than mine so their survival means nothing because i’m going to die because they had stage 3 cancer … Continue reading

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cancer & skin/body care, and general update

i know right? how trivial does that sound, in the scheme of things.  but it’s actually fairly important. when you lose your hair, you can be unfortunate enough to end up having a scalp that feels like it is on … Continue reading

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hats and a check up

today, i had one of the most positive moments in this whole rotten business. i went out to an incredible service in canberra, called HeadsUp, for women with hair loss – through cancer treatment or otherwise, but specialising in cancer … Continue reading

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hair loss

i’ve had a really lovely weekend with one of my closest friends visiting. he and his partner are expecting their first child, and it was so special, and so wonderful to have just a few days together between this massive … Continue reading

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