Being Diagnosed With a BRCA2 Gene Mutation – My Story
Being Diagnosed with a BRCA2 Gene Mutation – My Story. This is a transcript of Episode 2 of the BRCA Gene Mutation and Cancer Awareness Podcast
What Is a BRCA Gene Mutation and How Does it Increase Cancer Risk?
This is a transcript of Episode 1 of the BRCA Gene Mutation and Cancer Awareness Podcast. This episode is What is the BRCA Gene Mutation and How Does it Increase Cancer Risk?
The end of the journey for a much-loved family member
A Celebration of Life is an alternative to the traditional funeral. We had one for our much loved matriarch who passed away recently after a long battle with lung cancer.
Introducing My New Resource Page and Podcast
This BRCA gene mutation and cancer awareness resource page and podcast aims to raise awareness of the BRCA 1 and 2 gene mutation and it’s link to cancer risk. I was diagnosed with a BRCA2 gene mutation, and my work as a Registered Nurse brings me into contact with many patients with cancer so I…
Reaching a Goal and Setting New Goals
I reached an important goal which was returning to work after long term sick leave. Now I have set some new goals for myself including staying fit and healthy. I also introduce my new project to my readers.
An Easter Celebration With My Family
An Easter Celebration is all about my family. I enjoy creating food that everyone enjoys including these Vegan Choc-Nut Balls (recipe included)
Achieving Goals By Being Self Motivated
Being self motivated helps you to reach your goals. It is part of being resilient and not giving up when the going gets tough. This is how self motivation has helped me, and how to develop that trait in yourself
Celebrating my Irish Heritage on Saint Patrick’s Day
Saint Patrick’s Day holds special significance for my family. My mum was a Geraghty, descended from Irish immigrants to New Zealand. It also is the day my mother passed away 30 years ago
Sympathy vs Empathy: Which one is better?
Sympathy vs empathy: which one is better? How to offer genuine support to someone in need
Time for my Covid-19 Vaccine
I received the text to tell my it’s time for my Covid-19 vaccine. Having the vaccine will allow life to return to normal and protect me against Covid-19.