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Cutting Deep

It’s that time again. When I switch from a fairly fit 50 year old into a ‘little old lady”. My steroid jabs last almost 3 months to the day and when they wear off, the transformation into a hobbling achy mess happens pretty suddenly. 432 more words

Chemo round 3 - the tablets bite back: 7th - 27th October 2014

For my third chemo cycle, my younger sister had kindly volunteered to stay with me again for the first week. My Mum, sister and I rocked up to the oncology unit feeling like old pros! 2,449 more words

Bowel Cancer

Rebecca Musi: Kilimanjaro Conquerer

“In 2001 I had a rough innings with breast cancer.

I detected a lump through breast self examination. It was not easy, however I bundled myself off to Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital Breast Clinic where a mammogram and fine needle aspiration were done. 812 more words

Always Abreast Of Advocacy

Endless possibilities...

“Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after pioneering surgery.”

I don’t doubt that this probably has a long way to go…but the fact that we’re making steps towards reversing paralysis is pretty incredible! 74 more words



My walk to placement this morning…autumn/fall is the best time of year!

Sorry for the lull in posting! Uni has pretty much kept me on my toes recently. 352 more words