MoST Program

A few weeks ago when I seen my oncologist Dr George he asked me if I was happy for him to send a referral to the Garvan Institute as they had some studies happening that could be useful for me in the future.. In his words ‘your different Kristy and we need to see what…

October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October has always been a pretty awesome month for me, after all its my birthday month. And for many years it was spent at Narrabri Pony Camp. Safe to say i love October…. Now it has another meaning to it for me… the month where that shitty disease Breast Cancer is a focus. Despite the…

Follow Up

Well that follow up with my surgeon and radiation doctor didn’t quite go to to my plan…. Yesterday i had a consult with my radiation doctor. I hadn’t seen her since she sent me home last June after my last stint on radiation on the left side. She was so shocked to see me back…

Post op #2

Well its 9 days now since i had my 2nd mastectomy and im doing bloody well actually. I had the surgery on the Friday, 11th September and all went well. Short surgery this time round at only 1.5 hours. When i woke in the recovery i knew then my surgeon didn’t have to take many…

Prep has began

So a few days ago i got my surgery date and this time around i have a week to prepare. Unlike last time where i had 1.5 days to sort my shit. So plenty happening in the last few days and today i’m hoping to get everything done so then i wont have much to…

Life is unpredictable….

So its been a good while since i posted and honestly i was having too much fun living my life to do new blog posts…. So quick recap on the last 10 months… i had PET scans last October and they confirmed i was cancer free. The chemo & radiation did there job and killed…

And im back playing polox

Last weekend i headed down to Gully polox, not to just watch and take photos but to actually play myself. It was 12 months to the day since i stepped off playing Cruise back there in 2018. Playing at least a game of polox was always on my to do list since they told me…

Genetic Testing

A few weeks ago, well maybe months now. I was requested by a genetics specialist to be tested as i had no family history of cancer and apparently cause at 38 i was young, fit and healthy otherwise to get BC and have the severity of it that i did. So they gave me the…

Recap from radiation

Holy moly the last 2 months have flown since my last post, apologies but my life is crazy this time of year usually and then add in treatment is insane. Anyways ……. I started my radiation treatment back on the 20th May and managed it all quite well actually. The actual treatment was like 10…

What I have learnt …

Getting my BC diagnosis in December 18 was the biggest most scariest thing I have ever had happen… What I have learnt in the last 6 months is that not everyone who you were friends with before will be there for you. I get it’s a fucking scary thing been told you have cancer and…