Nat Couts_We Don't Talk About

I want to talk about post-natal depression

Nat Couts Melbourne, Victoria Nat experienced post-natal depression after the birth of her first child, Eric. Despite the experience, Nat and her husband Cameron went on to have a second child, […]

We Don't Talk About_Sammy Moynihan

Thriving with Primary Progressive MS

Sammy Moynihan, Canberra Australian Capital Territory Sammy is 27 years old. He was diagnosed with Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (PPMS) in early 2013, but has felt the effects of MS […]

Evelyn Wise, negotiating life post-cancer

Navigating life post-cancer

  Evelyn Wise Rhodes, New South Wales Ten years ago, Evelyn (now 62) was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer. She survived the cancer, but lives with […]

Neale Daniher: Fighting to fund the cure

1 2 Neale Daniher Canterbury, Victoria   Living with MND Neale Daniher, AFL great now fighting Motor Neurone Disease (MND), is ready to open up further about the disease and disability. MND […]

Living and training with ulcerative colitis

Kane Picken Elderslie, New South Wales Kane is 35 years old. He is a husband, father, son and athlete. At 31, he was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. Even though he […]

Coming to terms with Parkinson’s disease

  Rob Miller Burwood, New South Wales Rob was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2010, when he was 49. He is now 54 and adapting to life with the disease. […]

Life after pancreatic cancer

  Barbara Riddell Kiama, New South Wales Barbara is 63 years old. I know her as a family friend – her daughter and my sister are school friends – but […]

The point of We Don’t Talk About

This project would not have been possible without the support of The Wheeler Centre, who awarded me a Hot Desk Fellowship in 2015. For the record, this post contains my […]