Here I will be sharing real-life experiences across the cancer journey, hardships and learnings of navigating a cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery
Cancer, my partner and I: how to reduce the impact of cancer on relationships. By Christopher Brett-Renes BPsySc, GradDipPsyc, MScMed (Sexual Health Counselling), MACA (Level 3) Psychosexual
If I had a dollar for every time I heard a cancer patient say “what should I be eating right now”, “what is the best
The side-effects that cancer patients experience while taking steroids during their treatment can be hugely debilitating. While steroids are prescribed to improve the tolerance of cancer treatment, for some patients the
For most of us, the early days and weeks of a new cancer diagnosis are chaotic and confusing. There are a flurry of tests, scans,
The feeling of losing control and trust in one’s body, loss of income and ability to fulfil your normal responsibilities can be devastating. However, like the team of doctors and therapists supporting your cancer treatment journey, there is also a raft of financial strategies and services available to help you financially thrive throughout your cancer journey.
When I first heard the words of the famous COVID-19 poem ‘We are not in the same boat‘, I thought that the text could so
You’re not going crazy If you have had a cancer diagnosis and are having memory or concentration problems- you are not going crazy! ‘Cancer fog’,
A cancer diagnosis, like any life changing trauma, will immediately enroll you into an extreme and unique self-development course. When your mortality, your future and everything you know
Knowledge is power. The knowledge that I’m talking about comes from an expert. Not Dr Google and not your cousin’s neighbour’s friend. And by expert
Is there such a thing? If you have been in hospital for more than a night, you will know that Yes – there totally is!
HOW AM I GOING TO DO THIS? Parenting is one of the world’s most sort after and privileged roles. With no training manual, the role
The carer’s sacrifice – a note to my husband…….. my primary carer My loving husband, although you try to hide it- I see you behind
Towards the end of 2018, as a 38 year old mum to an 18 month old and 3 year old I become a Cancer Mumma. I was diagnosed with early bowel cancer. My beautiful, carefree and predictable life as I knew it changed in a moment.