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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BEAUTY/SKINCARE

How I managed acne during chemotherapy

Chemotherapy which is a cancer treatment has a myriad of side effects which includes acne. Cancer cells grow rapidly than the normal cells and chemotherapy is targeted at impeding the growth of cancerous cells but unfortunately, they affect the normal cells too. Chemotherapy affected my skin cells, leaving my skin […]

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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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