Surviving Cancer: A turning point

When you start to doubt your worth, remember that God created you like no one else. Very deliberately, he made you – You! For two years, I’ve been battling and still am with my self-regarding my purpose in life, following my new normal.  It’s amazing how fast time flies, sometimes it feels like my surgery…

Surviving Cancer : finding peace 

The scars you can’t see are the hardest to heal.  I feel like a broken record, especially when I’m asked the question “how do you  feel”? Now, don’t take it the wrong way I am extremely grateful to be alive, look normal physically and being able to work again. Is there a significant difference compared…

Surviving Cancer: love and  relationships 

A year into the journey of life after cancer, and I think it’s safe to say I’m still in the premature phase. I have learned so much about myself; my strength, my worth, and  my heart. As a result I’ve had to change some things about myself. Guess it’s safe to say that with growth…

Surviving Cancer: Seasons & Changes 

It’s officially a year since surgery and what a freaking years it’s been. Trials followed by tribulations, followed by more trials. People commend me on being strong and being transparent, funny I don’t know if I would have gotten this far if I wasn’t transparent. Sharing my story has lead to connections with people who…

Surviving Cancer: The reflecting moment 

No one ever expects to get sick, have major surgery and wake up with a piece of them missing. Go into surgery unclear of what to really expect, especially because the condition you are suffering from is a rare one.  This happened to me and it all happened so fast.  Let’s back track a bit,…

Surviving Cancer: The Acceptance 

I am definitely not as consumed with the changes I have endured to my lifestyle as I was a few months ago. Although I have not completely adjusted to the changes,  I feel my acceptance level has increased. I can tell because my attitude is much more positive.  When I was first diagnosed, I worried…

Surviving Cancer: Wrestling to Let Go 

Realizing and admitting that you’re holding on to anger and fighting to let go of it, is the hardest thing. I find myself searching for answers and actually waiting for a reply from within. Like really? I had to come to the conclusion that at this moment the Why’s have to be left unanswered. I…

Surviving Cancer: The Journey Continues

“He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything”!  I made a promise to myself, that I will travel a lot more this time around. While sick and on “house arrest” aka recovery- I didn’t have enough memories that brought joy to me. Memories that transformed my atmosphere, you know the…

Surviving Cancer: the journey continues

“The eyes are useless when the mind is Blind”  The biggest challenge in my healing and survival stage is to keep an open mind and focus on understanding my purpose. Overcoming the feeling of giving up when bad days become overwhelming, and keeping a smile, while battling to maintain my sanity.  Waking up to a…

Surviving Cancer: the journey continues

“Learn to identify the many Blessings in your life & be Grateful”. Oh how time flies! It’s almost two months since my last radiation treatment. I have since gone back to my work duties as a restaurant manager, travelled to the BVI to visit my best friend Jenese and to Disney world with my baby…