Posts tagged: Prostate cancer

Time for a Miracle

Those words of wisdom by Regina Brent when she turned 90, currently on the Internet are  comforting as I mull over the worsening situation with husband Olivier’s cancer. He is in hospital once again, this time with abdominal pain and we wait with trepidation for the results of more blood tests and xrays taken today […]

November Heralds Dramatic News

Three months absent from my website signifies some dramatic events in our lives.  That short space of time, though, has ensured that things for husband Olivier and myself are going to be vastly different from how we imagined our retirement life together would be. There’s a good reason for the adage that moving is as […]

Frilly flower symbolises hope for cancer cure

They  have elegant fluted blooms and are known for their vibrant yellow colour, although daffodils come in many shapes and shades of yellow and cream. I am thinking, though, of Daffodil Day and how it focuses our thoughts on cancer and our universal hope for a cure.  Cancer is indeed the scourge of contemporary society […]

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The Art of Living Fearlessly

Happenstance is an intangible thing. However, I find our mantra for living well with cancer in the most unlikely of places – The Cullen Hotel room where a colourful card had been left as a  welcome message. Typically, on the outside is a signature sketch by Adam Cullen of his dog, Growler and inside is […]

“It’s a big story from a little finger”.

Monday,  January 24. In one of the Beatles’ popular songs, there is a line “Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans’’, and this captures the terror of today. We are sitting in another doctor’s surgery – this time, a renowned Adelaide neurosurgeon. He is the doctor who operated successfully on our […]

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