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toniboardman
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it hurts
i miss my mum. i only just turned 15, before she passed away. i hope she is proud of me. #cancersucks
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...
Ruby08
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where did everyone go?!
hey there I lost my dad in July to bowel cancer. my dads side of the family weren’t all that involved in his illness and some of them spent the three years leading up to his death in denial that his cancer was terminal. Now he has passed away...
Jessica119
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Mums got cancer
My mum has cancer and has been given 6 months to live. I live with my mum and step father. When mum dies I’m going to have to move to my dads except I don’t like my dad and want to go live with my auntie instead. This is...
Jaker
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my mother
my mother passed away from cancer on the 12th of november and i dont think it's sunk in yet that shes gone, I cried when it happened and at the funeral and a few times in between but I feel like i should be sadder so i dont think...
BenMc
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Suggestions on things to do before a parent/loved one passes.
Hi friends, It looks like my Mum is going to stop her chemo treatment in the next couple of weeks and spend her final months with a bit more energy than she has had the last couple of months. The chemo has been destroying her and this isn't how...
Dean
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Brithday Cards
Hey all! My mum’s birthday is very soon and I’m trying to figure out what to write in it, but I’m struggling considering the new circumstances and all. I want the card to be special, but I don’t want it to be sad or negatively emotional or like I...
keita33
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hey
My mum has been going through lots recently with stress and worry, just wanted to have a chat w someone who's in a similar place as me I'm new here so trying to navigate through this
Pirelli22
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Generally Lost.
Hey everyone! My first post on here so no clue if I’m doing it right hahah. I’m not sure if anyone has had a similar situation and would be interested to hear how you guys coped? My mum doesn’t have long left and I freak out feeling like I’ll...
alprd06
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anything
just talk to me i can help
JG1964
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Today is my late father's birthday
1 year ago today I had no idea what would come next as I booked you in for your GP appointment. Your headaches where getting bad so we didn't celebrate the way we should have I promised you that next year it'll be better, I knew what I wanted...
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Tip toeing around
Ever feel like you’re just tip tiring around your parent with cancer? My mum was diagnosed with breast cancer in May at the start of the year, and is now nearing the end of chemo. I didn’t physically lose my mum but some days it feels like I’m not...
xlostgirlx
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grief
how do I let my family know that I am heavily grieving over a relative when we aall keep our feelings to ourselves :(
Mistychunk3513
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Birthday
My mums birthday is coming up September 23rd. she passed away 23rd of November 2018 so it will be 22 months with out her. was wondering what does everyone do for there beloved family for there birthdays when you can't be with them
AJ-ConnectLeader
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Grandparent
Hey guys, my nana rang me asking me RUOK :) which was lovely, though thats not what i want to ask. So i have been on the side of cancer where i have had cancer. Though i have just found out that my Papa has a brain tumour and...
Skipperbuff
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a song of strength
I highly recommend people listen and read the lyrics to a hilltop hoods song; Through the Dark. it’s about his son going through treatment at a young age and sending him strength and admiring his resilience. defiantly made me tear up. was beautifully and...
maicee
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Uncle passing
So just under a month ago I lost my uncle to lung and spine cancer he was the most amazing guy I’ve had in my life. I’m finding it really hard to cope with it all. my mental health has definitely really bad because of it all. The thing...
Canteen_Fran
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Free event for parents and carers on Thurs, Aug 27 💚
Hi everyone 👋🏼 We have an event for parents and carers impacted by cancer. Our special guest speaker Fiona Grinwald will be sharing her experience as a mum who suddenly lost her husband. It's called Parenting through COVID and other illnesses and is on...
Edie123
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A lot of responsibilities
Hi there , My names Lottie and I’m 19, I’m very new to all of this and am seeking some advise. My Mum passed away coming up to 2 years in October from brain cancer , she was diagnosed in the March of 2018 and passed away in the...
Z_L_D
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growing closer
My mum past away from brain cancer in 2018, it was really hard on my family and it didn't help that my siblings and i were pretty young (7-12). It was a long learning curve, learning how to get everyone to school and work in time and how to...