Thinking Pink

Once again I am humbled and overwhelmed by the kindness and generosity of my family and friends. Today we hosted our second Pink Ribbon Breakfast fundraising morning tea and together we have raised more than $1000 for this cause. Of course, it’s a cause close to my heart as it is for all too many…

Getting creative

My work brain is taking some time to catch up after the serious blasting it has taken from moving house. Moving brain has been almost as bad as baby brain or chemo brain in terms of serious impairment of my ability to make decisions or even form coherent sentences at times. However, today I did…

The first day of Christmas

So I’ve decided, a day late, to join Fiona in the Twelve Days of Christmas blogging challenge. I guess that means I need to put up 2 posts today. On the first day of Christmas I gave myself a new Pandora bracelet. I’d been promising myself one as a treat for me when all my…

What a difference a year makes

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness month again and today it is 12 months since my breast cancer diagnosis. In some ways it’s been a long year but in many other ways it seems to have just flown by. ┬áIn the whirl of appointments, panic, tears, laughter, fear and hope that followed that day I clearly remember…

Dry July 2013

Tonight I signed up for Dry July again. I’ve done it a few times before, but this year it is much more personal. If you don’t know about Dry July, it’s a fundraising campaign for Cancer Care centres around Australia and New Zealand. The money helps the Centres pay for important, but not medically necessary…

A bald egg

My hair has been falling out for the past week and today my partner finally shaved what was left of it off for me. Oh the relief! No more hair coming out in handsful every time I have a shower, or turn my head suddenly, or forget and run my hand through my hair, or…