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Back to the Studio

I am really excited to share with you all that I will recommencing work at a studio on Monday! This will almost be a year to the date from when …

Press on

It has been a while since my last check-in post. For a while now I have been avoiding writing about my personal journey directly – preferring to summarise my thoughts …

Falling in Love

The other day the commonly used phrase ‘falling in love’ came up in conversation. It had never occurred to me how accurate this phrase was in vividly describing the phenomena. …

Comparison, Competition & Contentment

Hello all! I am writing this post from a public computer at the National Library of Australia. The main reading room is very quiet, but the keys of the computer …

What type of wake do you leave?

This last week has been such a big week! I had my last university assignment due last Thursday, my beautiful girlfriend’s birthday on Tuesday, my infusion Tuesday afternoon, preparation for …

We are the normals

Yesterday I had my sixth infusion at the hospital, I sat in chair number 13 (which is more often than not the chair I get allocated because no-body else seems …

Corner Four Relationships

This year has been pretty crazy hard but I am so thankful for the huge blessing, support and encouragement you have all been to me. A few months ago I …

Being “sick” is healing me.

I am so thankful for the last five months. Still’s Disease has given me back my life. I can’t remember being happier than I am now. I am so grateful …

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When getting better is scary

It has been almost a month since my last post… and a lot has happened! Firstly, I received both approval and started a new biological infusion treatment three weeks ago …

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3 minutes to protect your time!

It is currently 5AM and I have been wide awake for the past three hours. For my sake, I hope this will be a short post (succinct and eloquent) and …

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Life is Unpredictable

It has been a few weeks since my last post and I am so excited to have a clear mind this evening to write. I normally have a very clear …

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Sometimes we need to look back.

It appears that once again sleep will be evading me tonight: as my mind has decided that a post is apparently necessary before it will grant me the pleasure of …

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Just stop & slow down!

I find myself both defeated and excited; as my feeble attempts at convincing my body and mind to succumb to sleep means I am currently not asleep (which is a …

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A (Unexpectedly) great day!

It has been a month since my last post. It has been a really hard month – I started chemo, had an allergic reaction to one of my medications and …

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Peripheral Vision

I am so exhausted but I can’t sleep – my mind just won’t shut off. I just have this idea of peripheral vision niggling at me. As many of you know …

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A heart of thankfulness

This will likely be a short post. I am trying to get my head around everything that is going on and I just need to write it out. I hope that …

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Mid Semester Perseverance

The last couple of days have been challenging. We tried reducing my medication dosage two days ago(because of the nature of the medication I am on it is important to …

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An attitude of gratitude

Again I want to begin my post by thanking you all for your support and prayers during this time. I have been incredibly blessed and overwhelmed by the tirelessness of …

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Appreciative Encouragement Liberates

Each day I am so grateful for the small pockets of energy I get. Where the exhaustion lifts just enough to sit up – to think, read and escape for …

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Finding joy one day at a time

I would like to thank everyone who has been praying, thinking and sending me encouraging messages over the past three weeks. They have been a tremendous blessing and boost for …

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Diagnosis

When life puts you in tough situations, don’t say “why me” say “try me”. After two weeks of blood tests and physical examinations I was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune …