An update on Des

An update on Des

It’s been two weeks since I learned about Des. And yes my desmoid tumor now has a name. After learning that everybody else names their lumps and bumps, I had to join in. And I know I didn’t get very creative, but I like the name Des, it just suits her. Learning that I didn’t … Continue reading

American Airways Road Warrior Challenge

I spend a lot of time flying. Mostly for work. OK often for work and often for pleasure! So when I read about the AA Road Warrior Challenge I couldn’t resist entering. I’m not really expecting to win, their big ask is creativity. I didn’t get very creative in my entry, I told the truth. … Continue reading

One year older = yay!

One year older = yay!

After having had breast cancer and even more since losing Nicole, I have a new appreciation for birthdays. I’ve decided to embrace every year older and celebrate making it. This year, I had a virtual festival!  Here’s what I did… Firstly, Chilli and I checked into Riverview B&B (where I stayed after foot surgery) for … Continue reading

Tribute video for Nicole

Lessons learned. Grief is not linear. I am not gradually feeling better every day. Some days are much easier than others. That’s about all I can aim for right now. Last week Nicole’s work place in NY held a memorial service in her honor. They paid for her mum to travel from Australia to attend. … Continue reading