Words of Wisdom: Who Inspires You?

Who inspires you on the journey with a brain tumour?

My son Jordan inspires me because he gives hope and inspiration to so many people including myself .
- Tina

My mother Rose, whose courage and determination inspire me to try to be a better person every day.
~ David

Shea, the love of my life, whose positive attitude and determination reminds me that we can beat this!!
~ Natasha

Our friend John - he has a brain tumor and the doctors have said it is not cancer, but John suffers from delusions and he can't process what they are saying as a result of the tumour in the brain. He is very brave in the face of a threat that we are unable to ,make him really understand. Which means that he lives in that reality - it is very real to him!!! He inspires us.
~ Janet

My husband Hartley and my daughters Heather & Cailin and their families, they were there when I had my first tumour in 2003 and now they are helping me this time with the two new tumours I was diagnoised with in June. Their love, support and of course the adorable faces of my three grandchildren. They all keep me going, making each day a very special day.
~ Miriam Joy

Myself and my support group. They are the best group of people.
~ Rebecca

My Uncle Ed died of a brain tumour 5 years ago and it was devastating. He inspires me.
~ Sharon

I am inspired by a friend who had a brain tumour 6 years ago and is still clear! And,  I inspire myself, I never knew I could be so strong and positive for myself, my husband and my two kids! My songs of inspiration are Stronger by Kelly Clarkson and Good Feeling by Flo Rida! I listen to them every day!
~ Debbie

My daughter
~ Kristen

My husband and other brain tumour warriors. Since being diagnosed in July 2015, my husband has never complained about what he's had to do - from surgery to radiation to chemo.
~ Carrie

My wife and kids
~ Frank

Please note Words of Wisdom are direct quotes from patients, survivors and family members and are offered as insight into others' experiences with a brain tumour only. They are not meant as advice, always consult your health care team with any questions.

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