'The New Normal' - Living Well after a cancer diagnosis

How do you keep yourself well, in all aspects of your life, after cancer? What helps and what hinders? Share your stories and experiences here.

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  • debby20
    Hello!!
    Hi, my name is debby, I was dx on Sept 2020 with stage 3C High Grade serous OC. After optimal debulking I hade six...
    debby20 41 views 3 comments Most recent by Michelle1811
  • Cancope
    Online mental health programs
    Hi everyone, I am part of a team of cancer researchers and psychologists at Monash University (Melbourne, Australia) running free online mental health programs for...
    Cancope 70 views 0 comments Started by Cancope
  • chrishayward
    EXPRESSIVE WRITING
    Hi everyone, I am hoping that under this  thread Expressive Writing that you can post any poetry or expressions that you felt at the time...
    chrishayward 71 views 3 comments Most recent by chrishayward
  • chrishayward
    Poems
    My Cancer Journey It can silence courage; however you find a courage you never knew you had It will cripple your love and self esteem It...
    chrishayward 44 views 0 comments Started by chrishayward
  • Rob
    How do people plan?
    Hi All, I'm new to the board. Diagnosed Stage 3C High Grade Serous Epitheleal Ovarian/Peritoneal 5 months ago. Inoperable, Platinum resistant so now on Caelyx...
    Rob 149 views 4 comments Most recent by suelm
  • Rob
    Low Fibre Nutrition
    Hi ladies, Every dietician I ask seems to have vastly different answers (sometimes scarily so) so I'll ask here. Does anyone who is on a low...
    Rob 71 views 0 comments Started by Rob
  • chrishayward
    Poems
    My Cancer Journey It can silence courage; however you find a courage you never knew you had It will cripple your love and self esteem It...
    chrishayward 31 views 1 comment Most recent by Michelle1811
  • Sirin
    Exercise Physiologist + Acupuncture
    Hi all, After my chemo I had severe and chronic pain. I was finding it difficult to walk, get up from my seat or the...
    Sirin 87 views 5 comments Most recent by elissawilliams
  • HealthyNow
    Losing Helen, our beloved friend and member
    Where are Helen's posts - I want to see her smiling face one more time - I was just advised of her passing. I was...
    HealthyNow 82 views 0 comments Most recent by HealthyNow
  • Sirin
    Sirin 94 views 11 comments Most recent by Sirin
  • kathyorkath
    support group
    Anyone know how I might go about accessing a face to face support group locally. Particularly 're cancer survivorship stuff? I'm in central Victoria  
    kathyorkath 34 views 1 comment Most recent by Karen
  • RachelGT
    Support available
    Hi all I have found my local Cancer Council really useful for information on nutrition and just being as well as I can be. They...
    RachelGT 22 views 0 comments Most recent by RachelGT