Kristine's story

30 years, 30 stories

Kristine's story

30 years, 30 stories

Soon after becoming a carer for her partner Neal, Kristine found herself becoming consumed with the role. “I love him. I want the best for him. I wanted him to get the most out of the supports he could get,” she says. “So I made that my mission and that was my full-time job.”

But Kristine’s journey as a carer has also taught her how important it is to care for herself. “I’m not going to get the most out of any of my roles if I’m not looking after me as well,” she says. “Because they need me to be well.”