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Kerry-CanTeen
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Introduce yourself
Welcome to CanTeen Connect! No-one knows more about what dealing with cancer is like than someone who's been there and done it. So it'd be great if you could tell us a bit about you and your experiences...
MeCaleb
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Amusing animal content.
I like animals, I hope you enjoy sharing or reposting animal stuff, because that's what you'll find in here.
Cassandra-CanTeen
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Favourite YouTube channels?
Hi all, What YouTube channels (or types of videos) do you love for a laugh, a time to relax, learn something new, get distracted? Share below!
Cara-CanTeen
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Post a GIF that describes you here!
Heeeeeey! This thread started out as a shout out to the crew of u18 CanTeen young people, from all over Australia, who are at our PEER camp in September and were going to spend some time hanging out here on Connect (I think some timetable changes meant...
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...
Alexandra
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Food we Hate
Hey guys! Just curious. Does anyone else hate the food they were given when your family member/you were sick? Like we were given banana choc muffins and lasagne and I can't bear to eat it anymore. Did you have this experience? What is your hate food?
Cassandra-CanTeen
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The recipe for dealing with cancer
Hi everyone, I thought it might be interesting if everyone added an ingredient below that you believe is in the recipe for dealing with cancer. Together we can build up a collective recipe for getting through it. For example: a dash of patience, a of a...
DanielB
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what's your go to meal when cooking is the last thing you feel like doing
Hey guys! I wanted to make this blog post to be either Cancer related or not. since my mum passed away I do all the cooking in my house, not that I mind, in fact I love cooking! Sometimes, it does become a bit of a chore especially when...
Gervazi
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Anyone else falling back into bad habits after treatment was finished?
23 year old guy, I finished my treatment for AML Leukemia in February of this year. I was in hospital for around 20 days at a time for a total of 4 cycles of chemo. For the time i was stuck in hospital i was telling myself i would...
Cara-CanTeen
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Is your TEAM in the FINALS? Tell us about it! (Happy September y'all!)
Shout outs to everyone who's in a footy/netball/quiddich etc team that's nearing finals time... or maybe it's your NRL/AFL/Super Netball/Tennis hero/Ashes team that you're barracking for. We know that sport - either being a super fan, or getting on the -...
Cara-CanTeen
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Getting Thru Father's Day 2019: join us in coping, remembering, connecting
Hey crew, Cara here - I'm one of the online counsellors here at CanTeen. It's the week leading up to Father's Day - which can be So. So. Hard. when your Dad died from cancer (or a carer/family member/grandfather who was a father to you). Whether your was...
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...
Nogol-CanTeen
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A Few Suggestions from Someone With Lived Experience
Hey all! My name is Nogol. I am one of the Psychosocial Support Workers at CanTeen 😊 I came across an article this morning (see link below) that may be relevant to what some of you may be experiencing and wanted to share it with you all. The author,...
Hoannn
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I haven't noticed she's gone
It's been 4 years since my mum has passed away, and the thought of her being gone still hasn't sunk in. I know she's gone, but I don't feel like anything is missing. I've lived everyday of my life after her death, like how I normally would. The day...
Sally-CanTeen
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The Phone of The Wind
Hey all, Sometimes when people have lost someone close they want to keep feeling connected to them after they pass.   In Japan there is something called the “phone of the wind,” the disconnected phone positioned inside a glass booth allows callers to to...
summerkaya
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My mother was diagnosed with non Hodgkins lymphoma 4 weeks ago.
Hi everyone, I'm finding this all very new my mother has been ill for two years and we didn't know it was cancer, everyone assumed menopause from the sweating loss of appetite and loss of weight. numerous time she had gone to the GP and had bloods taken...
CarmenC
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the irrefutable end
My Mum died on May 26th, 2018, early in the morning. 20 days after my last entry on here. I remember I had had a late night on the 25th watching some Netflix movie I didn't bother to remember. So about an hour and a half, after I fell...
Lookingforadvice
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Being scared
Hi everyone this is my first discussion. My dad was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer just over a week now. It in the late stages which has started to shut down his liver.I know when dad had been diagnosed with COPD in 2009 and only to be given 3 months...
summahjayde
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Explore program melbourne
Is anyone going on the explore program on the 6 of September in Melbourne ❤️💙
g_richo
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NLF Skills for the Future!
Heya team! What skills have ya’ll learnt or gained in the past that you’re excited to take into the future? I personally, am excited to work on my skills of controlling my attitude and acting with gratitude towards all areas of life!