It Would Be Nice
It would be nice to have a cleavage It would be nice to be able to bend forward without worrying Using your hand over your chest or a shirt tight around your neck It would probably be nice to see a hairdresser and use colour and wear a bikini in summer It’s sad that I…
On being a “Survivor”
One group member recently reflected on words and phrases that she and many women with secondary breast cancer find unhelpful. She writes On being a “Survivor” “The other phrase I have difficulty with is “Survivor”. I personally have never referred to myself as a “Survivor”. If I ever feel the need to label myself or…
Acts of Kindness
One of the surprises in our BC journey ( and there are many good ones ), is experiencing the “random acts of kindness” that are often showered upon us when we least expect them and usually when we need them most.To think that an extremely busy, talented friend would take the time,materials etc to create…
Keep a spreadsheet of all costs. Include service dates, invoice numbers etc. Ring Centrelink and make an appointment to find out what benefits you are entitled to, e.g. disability support pension, carer’s allowance, carer’s payment. Ring your superannuation board and discuss whether you are entitled to a payout, and what may be involved in accessing your money.