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Peeta22
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Pets!!!!!!
This is my doggo Bella she’s been through everything with me. She’s my rock. Share your pets!!!!
Counsellors-Canteen
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NYE chat/Join us online this Sat 4th: Values Vision Board making sess! :)
Hey crew, It's the last day of 2019... what has this year looked like for you (of course, in GIF form)?: or or or even ? No matter what 2019 was for you, Connect is here for you in 2020! We already have about 5 people signed up for...
Counsellors-Canteen
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Australian Fires
Hi Canteen Connect community! We wanted to acknowledge the bushfires burning around Australia at the moment, and check in with you to see how you’re being impacted. These kind of events can feel really overwhelming, unpredictable and out of control. that...
SarahK-CanTeen
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Completed cancer treatment? Take part in an online support group starting this Saturday!
Recapture Life is a program for people 15-25 years of age who: have completed curative cancer treatment want to learn coping techniques and strategies for getting back to “normal life” after cancer keen to talk with other people in the same boat are for...
Cara-CanTeen
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The best movie to watch on a 'sick day' is...
Hey Connect champions, just a short and sharp discussion starter today... What's your go-to 'sick-day' movie? You know, that one you watch over and over when you're unwell, tired, overwhelmed etc, and it makes you feel comfy? Maybe it's changed over teen...
hello_sidney21
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Beauty talk
Hey y'all my name's Janine and I was recently diagnosed with osteosarcoma in July and had been doing two rounds of chemo before surgery. ( I've done surgery to remove the tumor/put in steel/prosthetics now lol still recovering). Anyway my question to you...
Chris-CanTeen
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Happy Turkey Day (Thanksgiving) & Gratitude
Hi all, So I'm normally a bit of a scrooge for American traditions...I'm not really into Halloween, I have no plans to put up an elf-on-a-shelf, but Thanksgiving I don't mind so much. I don't know anything really about the history behind Thanksgiving, I...
Cassandra-Canteen
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Favourite quotes?
Hi everyone, Tell us all about your favourite quotes below! This includes lyrics, poems, sayings, verses, movie lines etc. This is one of mine:
Cara-CanTeen
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Sleep/Naps/Rest 101: what are your hints and tips?
Happy Saturday, Connect Legends! Curious Counsellor Cara here :) Getting enough sleep and rest is one of the big obstacles when cancer comes into your life - that might be due to treatment/recovery, because you've taken on more caring and paid work or...
yholu1
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How are you today?
I keep getting people asking me if I am ok. the thing is I'm not quite sure, I feel weird about the whole situation. My dad told me 3 weeks ago that he was diagnosed with lung cancer and it is terminal. Ever since I just haven't felt like...
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...
AlanaW
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Lyrics
So we all know how much CanTeen members love their music, and how many of us are musically gifted, so I wanted to use this space to jot down any lyrics to songs that speak to you, or remind you of parts of your cancer journey. No genre, or...
Dan CanTeen
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What are you grateful for today?
Gratitude is a pretty powerful thing. Research tells us that by practising it, we can improve our happiness, energy levels, and all round well being. But unfortunately often the times we need it the most are the times it can be the most difficult to So...
Ross-CanTeen
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Funny animal pics! Anyone else in the mood to share?
Jemmy
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"GIF" your mood
  Hey! I thought it'd be fun to have a place where everyone could express how they're feeling. And what better than gifs to express that (am-i-right?) So, post a gif/image/meme/whatever of your mood! Whenever you feel like it! And you can say why or just...
Dan CanTeen
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1000 reasons to be happy
I want everyone to share something that makes them happ, with the hope that we can get up to 1,000 (and maybe even beyond!) So post something, and be sure to number it so we can keep track! :)
Caitie Gutierrez
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"The Parting Glass" An Irish Song of resilience.
Jayda McCann is a 23-year-old woman from Ireland who was diagnosed with terminal PEComa this year. She is the only person in the entire country with this type of cancer. Her father was also diagnosed with prostate cancer a month prior. Here is a song and...
Elyse.3
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I draw a lot and this is some work I've done today
Hernameisruby
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What's your self-care?
Everyone has different type of self-care and ways to look after themselves. I think it's important to remember everyone does things differently. I personally enjoy different things. Some people like to go outside, and do exercise, others like to spend...