Posted in February 2012

It was worth the pain. The major foob pain!

Everyone is different.   Every body is different.  We all have different reactions to exactly the same thing, unique and precious beings that we are. Today, my body decided that pain was the order of the day, despite my lack of foob sensation in general, that tattooing them would be excruciating.   I seriously sat there … Continue reading

Color me brown – nipple tattoo news

Color me brown – nipple tattoo news

Today is a momentous day.   First because it’s the 2012 Oscars.  Second, because we have the muppet showdown (otherwise known as the Australian labor party leadership challenge/spill) and finally – and obviously most importantly –  because I am getting my nipple tattoo’s done. My big dream for today is that once this final cosmetic procedure … Continue reading

NBCF speech – draft one

Feedback welcome, this is the draft for next weeks inaugural NBCF speech!  It’s a long one, I’m warning you. I have 10-15 minutes so will practice on the weekend and work out how much I need to edit out! Thankfully I was born in 1971.    And whilst I hate admitting my old age (I’m sure … Continue reading

Storytelling

I read a good quote today, which I thought was worth sharing:    Worry is a lot like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do but it doesn’t get you anywhere! Last I wrote, I promised to follow up with the full details of my ‘speaker’ training with the NBCF (National Breast Cancer Foundation).   … Continue reading

bestthingtobe: These little town blues,are melting awayI’m gonna make a brand new start of itin old New York– Frank Sinatra

bestthingtobe: These little town blues,are melting awayI’m gonna make a brand new start of itin old New York– Frank Sinatra

I don’t have cancer! (anymore)

I don’t have cancer! (anymore)

Woohoo, huzzah and all that.  I spoke to my oncologist at 5pm yesterday afternoon and he confirmed that my scans had officially come back clear of any nastiness. Look, as I said yesterday I really felt the results would be clear, but I can’t tell you how enormous the sense of relief is just the … Continue reading

Today is scan-day

This day has been a long time coming when you think about it.  It has now been 15 months since I was first diagnosed with breast cancer.  In many instances scans of typical secondary locations follow soon after a metastasis is discovered.   Not in my case. I assume this is because my results were considered … Continue reading