Recent Stories

Annette’s Story – Finding Purpose in the Pain

In the summer of 2007 I contracted a cruel and demoralising disease. After being afflicted with a nasty bug I then developed pneumonia and glandular fever and following that I was eventually diagnosed with Acute Post Viral Chronic Fatigue Syndrome with Fibromyalgia. One day I was active, healthy and loving life. It never occurred to me that the very next day I could wake up sic....

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Semaema – She Believes In Miracles

Photo: @zamire_raine I was born in Fiji and was adopted by an Australian family when I was 10. I was excited about the life I was going to have in Australia. When you’re a little Fijian girl, Australia seems like this amazing place, a land of opportunity. We all looked up to white people. I didn’t really understand what being adopted meant. I thought I was going for....

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