To love someone beyond the boundaries of physicality is a strange and sometimes scary thing. Because it is something that is far above the limitations we usually create to understand the world around us,and because it sometimes represents something that is so much larger than what we claim to know.. It scared me the first … Continue reading Love.
In preparation of the hair loss due to chemotherapy, I decided to cut my hair short to better manage the emotions related to seeing clumps of hair fall out of your head. I heard if it's short hair, it easier to deal with as it is thinning. The hair that I cut today had been … Continue reading Preparing to lose my hair
After getting negative results from the genetics test, I am admitting to myself a little more that my illness could well have been caused by the years of disregard I had for the food I ate. When I had more spending power and spent less time at home, i didn't have as much valuable healthy … Continue reading Incorporating smoothies into diet
It goes without saying that anyone who doesn't want to be working in healthcare or does not have the passion for it or for taking care of others, should really not be in healthcare. Last Thursday I was doing some pre-admission meetings to prepare myself for the surgery. Granted it was about 5pm on a … Continue reading Nice Nurses and changing subsidy status
It's been about a month since I found out I have breast cancer. I still don't know the stage yet, I haven't gone for my lumpectomy/mastectomy (which will be decided on later) during which they will check my lymph nodes for cancer presence. I wondered about how typical it is for newly diagnosed patients to … Continue reading Meeting people my age with cancer
Have you ever heard friends or family members putting off that doctors appointment or health screening because they were afraid of hearing bad news? Despite the fact that they have no knowledge of the result before hand and especially since they know that hearing the truth would be beneficial for early treatment plans in the … Continue reading How I found out I had breast cancer.
About two years ago, I quit blogging because I wasn't sharing anything useful to people and it seemed like there was enough negativity floating in the world to continue adding to it, anonymously or not. I've started again because I've learnt so much in these two years that I felt a documentation of my on-going … Continue reading Why I’m blogging again