The most traumatic conversation, and what happened before and after


Since I last wrote, it has been a whirlwind adventure.  A combination of pure joy and terror.

After posting my last blog, I received an email from a generous and beautiful soul,  A lady who read about me in the The Australian newspaper in February 2013 and donated toward my trip to Mexico.  It was already so overwhelming at that time to see the generosity of complete strangers.  I had never felt so humbled.

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Going at it alone


“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown” – HP Lovecraft

When I underwent treatment in 2006/2007 and 2010/2011, I was told what to do every step of the way.  I was told how much treatment I would have, when I would have treatment and I underwent regular testing.  If things weren’t going as planned, the plans changed for me and all I was required to do was follow them.

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