Wellness

Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC)

Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) is breast cancer that has spread outside the breast to other parts of the body. Being told that I was no longer in remission and cancer has metastasized, created a whirl of emotions in me. I was completely numb all through the series of test and […]

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Perspective, Wellness

Why you should drink more water

  There has been a lot of debate as to the credibility of drinking eight 8-ounce glasses of water for a day. Whatever you choose you to believe, it is indisputable that water has so many health benefits and I want to share my experience on why you should drink […]

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Wellness

I am not my scars!

Despite everything I have been through, I remain strong, happy, optimistic and sexy because I am not my scars! They say scars are a reminder that the past is real but I say scars are a reminder of how tough I am.¬† I have hidden my scars for so long […]

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Wellness

Remission in Cancer

Being in remission was bliss for me. I finally caught a break from hospital visits, numerous testings and sleepless nights. Remission in cancer to me meant I was given a chance to live and explore life again. The beast had been caged and could no longer hurt me. Remission Remission […]

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Wellness

Life after Mastectomy

The decision to have a bilateral mastectomy was undeniably the right thing to do at that time to save my life. Being the right thing to do didn’t make it any easier to deal with. The loss of my breast to cancer affected me both mentally and physically after I […]

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Wellness

Radiation and side effects

After I completed chemotherapy and had a double mastectomy, I was advised I had to have radiation. Radiation therapy is a targeted treatment of cancer cells that may stick around after surgery, using X-rays. My hair was trickling in and I was seriously fighting with regaining my self-image. The news […]

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Wellness

The Journey Called Cancer 3 – Mastectomy phase

*viewers discretion advised; graphic content below* There’s absolutely nothing that can prepare you for facing cancer. I would usually take each day as it comes. I held on to my God so strongly and always believed, never wavering¬†that I was not going to die. I tried to talk to a […]

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Wellness

The journey called cancer 2

I could literally hear my heart beat as I was advised on my care plan. I was to start chemotherapy. A port was going to be placed on my chest for ease of administration but I practically begged to have it sooner because I wanted to start the treatment ASAP. […]

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Wellness

The journey called cancer

I felt it in the shower. It felt hard and very out of place. Of course, cancer was my first thought and my heart began racing immediately, I was almost choking on my breathe out of fear, but then… I just had a miscarriage so I wondered could it be […]

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