Finding a sense of belonging

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Finding a sense of belonging

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My husband and I came to Australia six years ago, so when I was diagnosed with breast cancer last year one of the first things I thought was, ‘All our family and long-term...

The teacher learns a lesson

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I was diagnosed with breast cancer in December 2004, and after two lots of surgery I stayed in denial that cancer would stop my busy lifestyle. In January, two days after my...

Working towards recovery

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Just 18 months ago, my world was turned upside down. As a full-time secondary school teacher, wife and mother of three teenagers, I always prided myself on being busy – who...

Moments in time

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There are some moments you always remember. Your wedding day, the birth of your children … and the moment you discover a lump in your breast, 5 September 2009, the Saturday...

Rediscovering my femininity

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I was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2008. After a double mastectomy, six months of chemotherapy and six weeks of radiotherapy, I crawled out of my cancer bubble and...