Love will sustain you

If I could step back in time to the day that my young husband was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, what would I tell myself? What would I tell the ambitious, independent, achievement focused, busy young woman who was trying to balance starting a family with career and settling into a new community?  My younger... Continue Reading →

Small acts of Kindness

Small unsolicited acts of kindness are like tiny rainbows that provide light and love through the heavy fog of grief and challenging times. People often say "Let me know there if there is anything I can do". When people said it to me I would usually smile and say thank you but rarely take them up on... Continue Reading →

Rafting & Rainbows

Last weekend the kids away went I for river adventures with my boyfriend Darren and his two kids. It was the first time that our kids would spend an extended time together. It was an ambitious plan. I was tentative and excited to see how the weekend would unfold however it felt right when I accepted... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Connections

Photo: Rainbow over my local beach - Manly Beach, Sydney Australia. Rainbows are our special connection to my husband, to each other, to hope and joy and to the mystery of life and universe. It is uncanny how many we have seen in the past 8 years since my husbands last few days with us ...... Continue Reading →

Stages of our journey on the Cancer Rollercoaster

I've never really been a fan of rollercoasters. Perhaps it is the anticipatory fear, the lack of control, the jolts. Sometimes when you ride a rollercoaster there is section where the ride flattens out and you coast along collecting your wits and stabilising breath - but in the back of your mind you know that... Continue Reading →

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