26
Sep
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One Behavior At A Time

I love watching Ted Talks. There are many reasons why I never get tired of watching this conference online. But let me point up the very significant reasons, why: When I learned that I had cancer, I was looking for inspiring and motivating life stories of people who beat cancer and I found most of […]

18
Aug
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My Life After Cancer: I Take Things At My Own Pace

Human beings are always hungry for success. Our hunger to thrive always correlates with our desire to be better than others. We are all obsessed with speed. Whatever we do, we want to be quicker, more efficient and more productive. Before I was diagnosed with cancer, I have been asking myself many questions for my […]

15
Mar
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Surviving Cancer Gives Me A Second Birthday

Birthday holds a special meaning for us cancer survivors. It is not just a celebration of our age, it is also a celebration of love, life, and laughter despite cancer tried to crush us down. Three years from today, I was diagnosed with rare cancer and it was the month of February and March were […]

11
Nov
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How Did I Get My Cancer?

The sad truth is, scientists don’t know exactly what causes most soft tissue sarcomas. They still don’t know why most soft tissue sarcomas develop in people who have no apparent risk factors. As a leiomyosarcoma survivor, I am going to bring back my own experience from the first day my cancer grew. May 2015, I started […]

16
Oct
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Pay It Forward

“Holding a grudge doesn’t make you strong; it makes you bitter. FORGIVING doesn’t make you weak; it sets you free.” ~Dave Willis Cancer can either make you bitter or better. I can choose to be bitter and be miserable for the rest of my life because I have many reasons to choose to be one. […]

4
Sep
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Could You Spare Some Time For A Quick Chat?

Have you ever asked yourself, “What can I do with my time that is important?” I can never think about the past that my parents became very successful in their endeavors in life. Before my father died, he was unemployed for years, ended up selling animals while suffering from a heart disease and had unending […]

29
Aug
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I Find Meaning In Life After Healing From All Traumatic Experiences

There is more to life than being happy. You may say that I am one of the most unfortunate persons in the world that had experienced different life’s prejudice one after another. Well, you are right, I am one of them and also one of them that make these traumatic events help me grow as […]

7
Jun
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I CRIED

  You may think I am much tougher after beating cancer. You may think… I never break down. I still cry. I cried. I howled Perhaps you, too, There are times you have to cry, too. I cry. I cry. I cry. I don’t wanna stop crying. Until I will be fine again. For days. […]

12
Jan

I Had Cancer

I had cancer, I was very ill. And it’s something I didn’t understand. I was a good woman, with a good heart, That cancer tore me apart. And there was nothing I can say or do. My heart aches to see myself in such displace, Yet, Quitely, I managed to put a smile on my […]

12
Jan
The Cancer Voice Asia | Free people are blissfully happy and they can choose to be happy wherever they are. Photo by Catherine McMahon on Unsplash.

What Does Freedom Mean To Me?

Freedom smells like an unpolluted air. It tastes like a bland food diet. One of its bad side? I am still dying to eat cakes! One of its good side? I finally stopped drinking coffee! Being free is — I don’t need to look back at what or who is behind and already forgotten. Cos’ […]