Oct 24, 2012 - 10:07 pm
My goodness you are an active little bunch. I dropped off the forum for 8 weeks and have returned to what I can only describe as some funny, knowledgeable, inspiring and intellectual conversations about life with cancer. It's going to take me a week to get through them all :)
So I decided I may as well get cracking on the old bucket list and went on a lovely trip to Bali and Lombok with my teenage daughter. Who knew mum and teen could travel in harmony alone together for so long :) And what a wonderful way to forget the clinical environment i have become accustom to and just enjoy the beauty of foreign lands and cross culture human interactions. We had a most special adventure together and there were only a few times that I thought about the challenges of the past few months... it was surreal that just 10 weeks after open surgery i was white water rafting and trekking in tropical jungles! Though our trip came to a somber end with the commencement of a clinical trial on the day we returned home, I will be forever grateful for such a special experience.
Life has been somewhat of a blur since diagnosis in May this year... but boy am I happy to be alive and to be able to share my journey with people like yourselves who inspire me. Thank you x