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The Bigger Picture

ShareTweet Sometimes I wonder. Because there are things that happen that leave us in awe, aren’t there. The miracle of birth, the expanse of the stars at night. What does it all mean? Where do we end up? The world is full of incredible beauty and answers we cannot know. Some say we are spiritual […]

To hurl or not to hurl?

ShareTweet That is the question. And when you’re given bags of anti-nausea medication with each chemo infusion, it’s a pretty big suggestion that you’re going to feel sick, isn’t it. Not to mention the anti-emetics you take home with you. Plants a seed in the mind, doesn’t it. And there’s so much power in that. […]

The Fast Track

ShareTweet Have you ever noticed how when you look into something, it seems to get bigger. And bigger. It’s like the great mysteries of life. When you start to scratch the surface, you often uncover something so much greater, don’t you. Well the other day I went looking for some more research. Because I knew […]

A certain state of mind

ShareTweet I met a woman last week. A gentle soul. She had just done her 5th cycle of chemo. And there she was at the workshop, just a couple of days later. She had my admiration. So many people just lie on the lounge but she was out there living. And there was something about […]

We don’t go there

ShareTweet I have a wicked sense of humour. The type that likes to tease those registrars. And so when he asked me last week when I was diagnosed, I simply asked ‘Do you mean when I dreamed I had it and diagnosed myself, or the official one?’ He was great. This guy will go far. […]

Blind Faith

ShareTweet I see it daily. In the hospitals. In the media. All around me. People struggling through chemo. Enduring side-effects they don’t necessarily have to experience. Accepting a lesser quality of life, because their thinking doesn’t allow them to see another option. Seemingly blind to the help available. People often ask me to help a […]

Pavlov’s Dogs

ShareTweet It’s an interesting thing watching my dogs every afternoon. Suddenly aroused about the same time each day, they hear a sound that puts them on alert. The deep hum of the bus that brings my girls home. But it’s not something they’ve been taught. Just something they learned. An association between a certain sound […]

Expect a Miracle

ShareTweet It’s just a little card. It sits beside my bed. And it only has three words on it. Expect a Miracle. Whenever I feel my hope or faith hiccup a little, I remember these words. And it helps me refocus. Because those three little words remind me of two things. Firstly, the many miracles […]