Words can’t really describe how I have felt the last few weeks. From the relief of finishing radiation, which meant that I might spend more time awake, to straight into some shocking liver symptoms that I recognised straight… Read More


I know that a lot of people are worried about me at the moment and the lack of posts, so I thought I would give a bit of an update. I am OK. Sort of. Since finishing radiation,… Read More

Learning to let go

Since radiation started last week, I sleep ALL THE TIME. I am for the most part getting people to drive me to the Alfred for my appointments and yesterday when I did the bulk of the driving myself… Read More

The hangover from Joy

They were all there when I emerged from the terminal on Sunday. My dearest love, with a little girl in a pram at his side. I’m not sure she knew I left, but she seemed happy to see… Read More

Just Julia

It’s TOMORROW. OMG, I am going overseas, through those international gates, bound for sunnier climes….TOMORROW! This is the trip I am going on, one that many of you helped to make possible: Looks, pretty hard to take,… Read More

The breakdown I had to have

In the very early days of my diagnosis with cancer, there was a competition run by a lovely woman who ran healing cancer retreats for patients, and she ran a competition on Facebook where people could nominate someone… Read More