When It Happens

To You

Your heart sinks as you hear the diagnosis; it’s a cancerous tumor and it must be removed as soon as possible.
Everything came to a standstill. This was the second time in my life that my soul stood still. I felt myself moving into a blanket of silence, shutting out the world around me. The words echoed inside my head, there was silence. I have cancer! It was the milestone I never expected. All I could think of was; what have I done to my body, how could I have let this happen to me?

How can I have cancer?

Things moved swiftly after the diagnosis. The surgeon advised, the tumor was 8 cm and needed to be removed as soon as possible. The cancer was only in one breast. It was only a matter of time before the other one was cancerous. Surgery, a bilateral mastectomy, and at the same time reconstruction.

It’s not all your fault

I still could not believe it! How on earth could I have a cancerous tumor. “It’s not all your fault,” the surgeon said reassuringly, “we live on a toxic planet.” Now what…

What have I done to my body?

Even if the world we live in is toxic, I thought I was eating healthy… no, I wasn’t. I was stress eating, the comfort foods, bread, pasta, sugar, starch, cheese. Never mind about food, I had to think about the surgery…

Did the cancer spread?

The machines would scan the body and be able to tell if the cancer had spread from the breast area.  I knew it hadn’t, but the surgeon needed the scans before the surgery…

Breast Reconstruction

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Chemotherapy and Radiation

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Cancer, Life or Death?

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Nutrition

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A Soul Journey

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You are what you eat and you are what you think

Unhealthy

Healthy

before

After

The series of articles

The Story

Life

What Have I Done To My Body

We live in a toxic world... A bilateral mastectomy, drastic! But I knew the surgeon was right, the tumor had to be removed. Trying to remove it naturally was an option. I paused for a moment considering this option, but in an instant my instinct was no. There was...

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What Have I Done To My Body
Life

It’s Not All Your Fault

Did the cancer spread? Find out... The next step was to see if the cancer had spread the lymph nodes above the tumor were cancerous. I was still reeling and felt out of control. I couldn't even find the energy to be optimistic, instead I slumped into the chair and...

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It’s Not All Your Fault

Walk for your Life

You are the only one who can take care of you.

The question is; do you care enough about you?