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AlanaW
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Lyrics
So we all know how much CanTeen members love their music, and how many of us are musically gifted, so I wanted to use this space to jot down any lyrics to songs that speak to you, or remind you of parts of your cancer journey. No genre, or...
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...
holly19
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loosing my dad
I lost my dad to head and neck cancer on the 27th of December 2019. I'm a 13 year old girl who previously experienced something that will change my life forever. 2018 my dad was diagnosed and a few weeks before starting chemo and radiation he was in...
Ash-Canteen
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Gamer Chat
G'day Canteeners, Video Games can be a great escape and way to unwind from what's going on in the real world, so thought I'd start a thread for all things gaming chat. Feel free to post about everything gaming related; hype about games, memories of with...
Cara-CanTeen
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Telling (new) people about your cancer experience... who/where/what/why?
Hey Connect, One of the convos I've had quite often here at Canteen is about telling new people in your life about your cancer experience. Maybe it's a new friend, a potential romance, a coworker at a new job. How do you tell them, how much do you say,...
Cara-CanTeen
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Online Art Group in March: for young people who have a parent with non-curable cancer
Hi Connect legends, Do you like art? Or making stuff? Or maybe you just have really fond memories of crayons and glue and paint when you were younger? Canteen Connect is running a small group on three consecutive Thursday nights (19 Mar, 26 Mar, 2 Apr),...
Alexandra
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Food we Hate
Hey guys! Just curious. Does anyone else hate the food they were given when your family member/you were sick? Like we were given banana choc muffins and lasagne and I can't bear to eat it anymore. Did you have this experience? What is your hate food?
Cara-CanTeen
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Cancer + relationships... what's that been like for you?
Hey Connect-ers, For some reason, we don't seem to talk about cancer's impact on relationships very often ... I wonder why that is? Boyfriends/girlfriends/partner/people-you-are-seeing can have a huge impact on how you cope when cancer comes into our Day...
Cara-CanTeen
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Pets that support us - post about your furry friend(s)! [PHOTOS now uploading!]
Hey all! I'm Cara, one of the staff from the Online crew... I'm new around here :) I've been having a look at the awesome chats on Canteen Connect and noticing that heaps of you mention your love of animals. Aaaand it got me thinking - pets can be...
cjbh1804
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My dad has cancer and I'm struggling
Hi all, I’m new to CanTeen but it was recommended to me via a social worker so I thought i would give it a go and share my story on what’s happened so far... On the 21st of December 2017 my dad was diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia. It...
Cara-CanTeen
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Talking to your mates about cancer: we get it
Hey Connect crew, happy Saturday... glad to see you all here :) One of the topics that comes up most in convos we have here at CanTeen is talking your friends about cancer, about the affect of treatment, and the ongoing changes for you and your family ....
Rizzo
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Post treatment PTSD and depression
Hi my name is Edie, I was diagnosed with a brain tumour when I was two, I was clear for five years but when I was eight I was rediagnosed. lately I have been struggling with depression and ptsd after my treatment. I can’t stop thinking about treatment...
Shinigami148
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Parents arguing
My parents are arguing and it isn’t doing well for my mother’s health, she has breast cancer. If she continues to be stressed she may end up in hospital within the next 23 hours. What can I do??
Cassandra-Canteen
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Favourite quotes?
Hi everyone, Tell us all about your favourite quotes below! This includes lyrics, poems, sayings, verses, movie lines etc. This is one of mine:
Cassandra-Canteen
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Favourite YouTube channels?
Hi all, What YouTube channels (or types of videos) do you love for a laugh, a time to relax, learn something new, get distracted? Share below!
ts56565
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I had Brain cancer
Hi, my name is Teah (Taya), I'm 15 and from WA, when I was 2 years old I was diagnosed with Medela Blastoma (a brain tumour). Because I was only 2, I don't really remember much and I also didn't really understand why I was so sick and pretty...
g_richo
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Surviving the survivors guilt
Anyone else sometimes have those days where you wake up feeling super guilty that you didn’t kick the bucket whilst people you know are losing loved ones?? Happy to be alive but crappy that they’re not kind of vibes? well that’s my day today so Please...
Dan CanTeen
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The last person who posts on this thread is the winner!
Just like the title says peeps, the last person to comment on this thread is the winner. Who can outlast all the rest?!
Dan
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Good music
Any one know of any good music to just relax and listen to or doing work and just want to listen to.
salty_lemons
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HI I CAN'T READ MY CANTEEN MESSAGES OR BLOGS HELP
hey so um, my canteen is going a little crazy and i can't see blogs or messages it comes up with unknown error. help?!