Our Cancer Blog

WRITE YOUR CANCER began as a personal project for me.

This is my cancer blog about the journey I have undertaken as an outlet and way to share with others when my husband Gordon was first diagnosed with cancer. I have been teaching blogging, writing, editing, cybersafety, and implementing technology programs into the curriculum for many years as a teacher and education consultant. I also trained others in setting up their own blog or website, using WordPress and then showing them how to change it.

When Gordon was diagnosed with cancer, I spent hours trawling the internet looking for support. There were a lot of foundations that had been set up to raise money for research, but it was difficult to find practical and emotional support easily. So I began writing a book which would act as a guide to helping my friends and family understand what I was going through as a wife of someone with cancer. It would also act as a practical guide for others to read and know what they could do to help me. Many people wanted to help, but didn’t know how.

When it was suggested that I help cancer survivors, supporters and carers document their own journey, it was a no brainer.

By marrying my own experiences with my blogging and writing knowledge, it would be a way to help others. By beginning a cancer blog, I would hope that I could touch at least one person and help them.

You see, when you are married to someone with cancer, it becomes a journey you share together. With Gordon, it wasn’t his journey or my journey. It became OUR journey.

And so our journey begins. I am helping you from the heart. I am not sure where this journey will lead us, but do know that I am with you all the way.

On the right hand side you will see, “How Our Cancer Journey Began”. Click on this to begin reading our story…

If you would like to read some of our Reader’s Stories, click on the category, “Reader’s Stories”. Begin with Sonia’s Story.

With Inspiration and Love,


Tanja Turner Write Your Cancer Lge



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