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It's All Very Bittersweet

It’s been six days since I traveled to New York to have my most recent PET/CT to see if the treatment I’m on is still working. 411 more words

Metastatic Breast Cancer


Wow…wow…wow. What an event. This year marks the third year of Camp4Cancer, a local event which raises money for the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Held in Darraweit Guim, Victoria, the event provided live music, comedians and heaps of activities for the kiddies. 428 more words


A Lot to Live For...

Michelle Fladung has a three-year-old granddaughter. She looks forward to watching her go to her first day of kindergarten. She looks forward to a lot of future milestones for her granddaughter – milestones she plans to see in person. 403 more words

I Did A Little Math - The Eve Of My 12th PET Scan

Tomorrow morning I head to Memorial Sloan Kettering for my 12th PET/CT Scan.

Twelve. That number seems low to me.

I actually went thru my online charts and counted all my scans since I was diagnosed. 467 more words

Metastatic Breast Cancer

The First Fever Emergency

We knew it was going to happen at some stage. We even have an emergency bag packed and ready for just this occasion. The dreaded fever, enhanced by chemotherapy. 792 more words


My Stage 4 Life

I read in the news today that more people with advanced cancer are living longer in England (read here). As someone who has lived with stage 4 bowel cancer for 7 years, I thought I’d share a few thoughts on this. 1,241 more words

Nutrition Confusion & Cancer

I have always been a bit confused when it comes to nutrition. Eat 5 cups of vegetables per week, 2 servings of fish, 1 serving of red meat, drink 8 glasses of water, but everything in moderation. 562 more words