At the beginning of March, I was diagnosed with cancer in my right kidney that ahs spread through the spine, ribs and other bones. Surgery on March 14 removed the tumourous kidney. I'm currently awaiting the full prognosis and treatment plan. I begin radiotherapy on Tuesday 12 April (10 sessions) on the T1 section of my spine; it is hoped this will relieve chronic nerve pain in my right arm.
As a casual teacher, i have no sick, annual or long service leave. My super insurance will not pay anything for up to 4 months, while Centrelink will pay nothing until all my super is exhausted. After a summer of no income, I am using crdit to pay the bills