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everything has changed…

Everything has changed. Two weeks ago I went into the local palliative care unit for symptom and pain management. This visit had been mutually agreed on the week before when I had seen my palliative care specialist. I was taking a slow release morphine… Continue Reading “everything has changed…”

gratitude and humility

It is 1AM. I am awake for several reasons – one, because I spent most of the day on the couch napping between hurried trips to the toilet due to the fortnightly attacks of diarrhoea my body is now inflicted with. If that is… Continue Reading “gratitude and humility”

Forgotten love

It seems that as I experience more pain in my physical body, I become more sensitive to the suffering in the world. Watching the news is almost unbearable. It is something I seldom do now. Unfortunately the News Corporations are not awakened enough to… Continue Reading “Forgotten love”

It’s all good

It has been almost three months since I last wrote a blog post. A rather intense three months. SInce the last blog, my father died in another country, I decided to get a casual job (3 months into my “based on your scans, you… Continue Reading “It’s all good”

a new story about cancer

My sister sent me a link yesterday to a webinar on YouTube with Zach Bush MD called “It’s time to tell a new story about cancer”. It is indeed. Now, I’m interested in anything that involves Zach Bush. He is an incredibly knowledgeable man… Continue Reading “a new story about cancer”

A Near Death Experience

I want to share with you a Near Death Experience that my partner Ian had several weeks before he died. Ian lived with Neuro-Endocrine Pancreatic cancer with Metastases to the liver for over 9 years. When he was diagnosed, he was told there were… Continue Reading “A Near Death Experience”

expectation

Through expectation, we set ourselves up for disappointment and anger…… and then blame someone else. Last week I asked my partner to take me into the Bunnings store so I could buy bags of potting mix and manure for my garden. At that time,… Continue Reading “expectation”

Death … and then what?

This seems to be a topic most people don’t want to think about.. I love talking about death and the afterlife. I find it the most inspiring and uplifting topic, but there are not many people who are open to discussing it. There are… Continue Reading “Death … and then what?”

Mind body spirit

I am not very interested in cancer. I guess you could think it is easy for me to say that when I experience very little discomfort or unwellness in my body from the cancer. Am I just fortunate, or is it because I don’t… Continue Reading “Mind body spirit”

me and mine

It is all about perspective. And belief. If I prepared a questionnaire, and then asked everyone I met if they would like to be able to face every experience life brought to them with calmness, peace and without their happiness being disturbed, I think… Continue Reading “me and mine”