The Ghosts of Cancer

“Excuse me, miss, can you step this way?” The airport security officer pulls me out of the line, and leads read more…

Women of Wisdom • 3 Women You Need to Know

This month I celebrate my 2-year cancer-free anniversary! To honour this, I am dedicating this month to Women of Wisdom read more…

The Smileys

Two years ago today, I was lying in a hospital bed, endoned up with an ice pack across my neck. read more…

Podcast Ep 3 • Intuition

INTUITION noun. Direct perception of truth, fact, etc., independent of any reasoning process. The year Monique Luttin turned 30, she read more…

Cancer Council • Online Community

When I was told my first surgery revealed I had cancer, and that I would need a second surgery then read more…

Podcast Ep 2 • The Story of The Red Shoes

Firstly, I’d like to thank you so much for all your kind words and encouragement, after my first episode went read more…

Podcast Ep 1 • It’s Cancer (AKA, When The Sh*t Hits The Fan)

Hello! Welcome to my very first episode of The Red Shoes Podcast. Over the coming months, I’ve got some great read more…

The Red Shoes Podcast

Welcome to my brand new podcast! When I first started The Red Shoes, I wanted to express some of what read more…

The Moment of Diagnosis (or, When The Shit Hits The Fan)

“Endocrinologist. Endocrinologist.  Endocrinologist!” I’ve never seen an endocrinologist, I don’t even know what they do, but every night as I read more…

The Red Shoes Story

I was 18 when I fell in love with my first pair of red shoes.  Mum and I had travelled read more…

From Sole To Soul

When I was  diagnosed with thyroid cancer in January this year, my life changed. This might seem an obvious statement, but read more…