Here I am, blissfully unaware I was going to be diagnosed with cancer soon

Life can change so quickly. One moment you’re planning on having a late lunch with your partner; less than an hour later you’re racing off to your GP to choose a breast cancer surgeon who will save your life.

When I finally got over the shock of being told “you have cancer” and I made it halfway through the physical and emotional pain that comes with the disease, I realised there were blessings as well.

Yes, there are some good things that come with cancer. …

Libby-Jane Charleston

Journalist, ex-ABC TV, HuffPost AU Assoc Editor, ABC TV, author, poet, mother of 3 boys, cancer Survivor, history lover

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