When I’m feeling down (and there’s been a bit of that lately), I tend to turn to music. Sometimes I want something that is uplifting, sometimes I need something to make me cry. Other times I listen to Linkin Park to relieve my teen angst and reminisce about simpler times!
My most favourite music is from musicals! If you groaned or rolled your eyes you might as well tune out now because you are obviously a soulless person with poor musical taste. Continue reading
Today in Manchester an explosion at the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena has left at least 19 dead, with 50 people injured. There were also reports of kids and parents being separated from each other in the panic to leave the venue. Continue reading
A year ago today, my world turned around forever. I started the day with a bit of tummy pain, expecting a CT scan to confirm possible appendicitis or a small bowel-related issue, and ended the day knowing I had cancer. Continue reading
Earlier this week after a particularly trying day, we braved the McDonald’s drive thru so I could get a much-needed coffee. We ordered and paid on autopilot, not giving anything too much thought. As we moved up to the next window, the little dude pipes up and says “Would you like your receipt? She forgot to ask you that.” I almost died, and I realised that maybe I’d got one too many drive through coffees lately! Continue reading
It turns out May is a milestone month for me this year. It was on May 19 last year I first found out I had a ‘gynaecological malignancy, ovarian in nature’. (No matter how many memories chemo steals, that sentence is burnt into my brain.) Five days later, I finally graduated from uni with my Bachelor of Communications. And six months ago today I had a massive operation to remove a cancer that was close to killing me. So to say it’s been a big year would be an understatement. And even though I have my girl and my little man, it has undoubtedly been the loneliest year of my life. Continue reading