My New NormalSpring 2016, Living Well Magazine by Elizabeth Schefferle Four years ago I found myself sitting in my neurologist’s office receiving the diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis at the height of my nursing career and at 25 years of age. I had foreseen the diagnosis coming, so it wasn’t a complete shock to me, however … Continue reading My New Normal
A Big Learning CurveSpring 2016, Living Well Magazine by Deirdre Loveless It was after I had day surgery in 2008 that I was diagnosed with bladder cancer. Following surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, I booked in for The Gawler Cancer Foundation’s Life & Living Cancer Retreat. Located in a beautiful bush setting, the Yarra Valley Living … Continue reading A Big Learning Curve
What’s happening in the Gardens?Spring 2016, Living Well Magazine by Mascha Florisson Spring has to be one of my favourite seasons in the garden. As the sun slowly starts to warm up the soil, dormant leaf buds burst open, spring blossoms colour our orchard and there is an ever-present smell in the air of freshly … Continue reading What’s happening in the Gardens?
Un-bee-lievable BeesWinter 2016, Living Well Magazine by Mascha Florisson and Wendy Neagle Unless you have a spoonful of honey in your mouth, you wouldn’t normally think of bees while you are eating. But did you know that the equivalent of one in every three bites of food you eat is with thanks to a bee? … Continue reading Un-bee-lievable Bees
To Be, or Not to Be Organic? Winter 2016, Living Well Magazine by Maia Bedson To Be, or Not to Be Organic? An important question in this day and time (apologies to aficionados of Shakespeare). With around 82,000 chemicals now on the market without safety testing, and hundreds of chemicals being found in babies before they … Continue reading To Be, or Not to Be Organic?
Can Food be Medicine Against Cancer?Winter 2016, Living Well Magazine by Dr David Wilkinson (MBBS FRACS) Food CAN fight cancer, according to the new book by Australian cancer surgeon Dr David Wilkinson. In response to repeated requests from his cancer patients for information about the potential benefits of the right food, surgical oncologist Dr David Wilkinson … Continue reading Can Food be Medicine Against Cancer?
Artistic Expressions of a Woman’s Cancer JourneyWinter 2016, Living Well Magazine by Rachel Douglass Rachel Douglass, a past participant of our Cancer Fundamentals Retreat program, explains how her own Breast Cancer journey has fuelled her fire, to inspire and empower others through the beauty of art, with her upcoming Skin of a Rhino, Heart of … Continue reading Artistic Expressions of a Woman’s Cancer Journey
My Gawler ExperienceWinter 2016, Living Well Magazine by Tim Baker 40 years ago Ian Gawler OAM was given three weeks to live. The methods he used to heal himself were once decried as voodoo but medical mainstream is slowly catching up. I hope they get a good bulk deal on tissues at the Gawler Cancer … Continue reading My Gawler Experience
My Journey with Overcoming MSWinter 2016, Living Well Magazine by Corinne Nijjer Most of my teens and twenties were spent eating rubbish, smoking, sleeping and being overweight, in chronic pain and depressed. In my early twenties I received a misdiagnosis of Fibromyalgia due to the chronic pain, but in 2004 this was changed to a … Continue reading My Journey with Overcoming MS
Choosing my Own Path through CancerWinter 2016, Living Well Magazine by Rick Freeman In the Winter of 2014 at the age of 62 years I was a busy Orthopaedic Surgeon with five wonderful grown-up children. I was looking forward to travel with my darling wife, following surgery to repair a rotator cuff tear of my … Continue reading Choosing my Own Path through Cancer