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maddysky
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how to deal with death of a loved one?
can I hear past experiences? my mom has just passed away and I’m just super lost
Fishy
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Advice
Hey guys, I'm new here and don't really know how this all works. anyway dose any one have any advice on sleeping lately with mum being diagnosed with breast cancer I have been getting about 2 to 4hours of sleep a night Have a great day 😊
sumeyya
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you are loved & and important
To you (whoever who finds these words): The one who's walking a rough patch, the one that finds it hard to breathe, the one who feels too much, the one who's already lost too much, the one who just wants to run away, you're not alone. There is so...
LucasO
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The Cancer Patient Experience - From Child to Adult (A Victorian Leadership Team Blog)
Cancer can invade our world at any stage of life. It puts a pause on our life’s progress and demands sacrifices we never could’ve imagined. This post shows the perspectives of four cancer patients and where they were in life when they first heard the...
Amberf05
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Trying to find friends like me :)
Hey guys my name is Amber and I’m a bit new to canteen and I’m trying to find friends that have a brain tumour (I also have partial deafness). I am 15 year old and live in NSW, Australia. I like shopping, craft & diys, animals, watching movies and...
Kerry-Canteen
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Introduce yourself
Welcome to CanTeen Connect! No-one knows more about what dealing with cancer is like than someone who's been there and done it. So it'd be great if you could tell us a bit about you and your experiences...
Spongebob
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Missing Graduation - COVID19
I know this is extremely trivial.. But has anyone else been robbed of a university graduation or year 12 celebration due to COVID? I finished my masters degree this year and keep getting emails about receiving certificates and everything without having ...
Spongebob
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Hair Loss - Suggestions
Mum will begin chemo on Friday. She has very thin hair and I think she will lose it pretty quickly. My siblings and I are trying to find some hats/beanies etc. to help with this. Any suggestions on websites or options that may be more practical and than...
Cara-Canteen
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The best movie to watch on a 'sick day' is...
Hey Connect champions, just a short and sharp discussion starter today... What's your go-to 'sick-day' movie? You know, that one you watch over and over when you're unwell, tired, overwhelmed etc, and it makes you feel comfy? Maybe it's changed over teen...
DanielB
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what's your go to meal when cooking is the last thing you feel like doing
Hey guys! I wanted to make this blog post to be either Cancer related or not. since my mum passed away I do all the cooking in my house, not that I mind, in fact I love cooking! Sometimes, it does become a bit of a chore especially when...
pm251099
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Finding the Silver Lining in Cancer Related Death
DISCLAIMER: MAY BE DISTRESSING FOR SOME. This is also a totally opinionated post. Hi guys! I came across this blog post today. It talks about the beauty of dying a cancer related death. Of course, no type of death is “beautiful” in our eyes. But this has...
Mariamason
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Making similar friends
hi my name is Chey-enne I am 23 with 2 daughters and recently have lost my mum and just wanting to make similar friends to help each other get through the days 💜
Estelle_Jones
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Thank you
I just want to say rhank you for the care package that I have revived from canteen while stuck in lockdown it made my day so thank you.
Marns96-ConnectLeader
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Handcraft
I thought I'd start a discussion for everyone doing the handcraft sessions with @GeorgiaT-Canteen so we could ask for help, share tips, and of course show off our finished work.
pm251099
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Juggling life with cancer loss
Has anyone had any experience trying to juggle University responsibilities, work and loss/grief? I just lost my mother to cancer one week ago. i has one week off work, but since we’re on Jobkeeper, I can’t ask for too much time off. I also still have Uni...
Cara-Canteen
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Cancer and Tattoos... share your ink (or your inky plans)
Hey crew, Cara here from the Online team... happy Friday! So a lil while back in Newcastle NSW, we had an exhibition at one of our hospitals (organised by the Youth Cancer Service), showcasing some of the tattoos young people had done to signify their up...
hope_SGE
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New Friends
Hi anyone reading! I'm new here, and I'm a bit confused as to how it all works and how you friend people and chat with them... anyway, I was just looking for some new friends I can chat too :) Hope your feeling happy and enjoying your day!!
tinkerbell03-ConnectLeader
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get to know the connect leaders!
Hey Connect-ers! some of you may have seen us connect leaders popping up here and there (we all have -ConnectLeader after our user) so we thought it would be cool if we did a little get to know us post. So I’ll start, my name is Emily, I am...
Ellapodmus468
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Younger Canteen members
Hi Everyone my names Ella I am 12 turning 13 in October I would love to get to know some younger canteen members like me and some older ones two xxx ❤❤❤👍
KermitTheFrog
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Younger Teens
Hey my name is Isabella and I am 12 years old I am new here but I would love to get to know you all and hear about your cancer experiences. I want you to know if you need any support I am here for you. I would be...