24
Mar
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There’s No Tragedy For Selma Blair

“Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.” ~ Thích Nhất Hạnh A battle with an incurable disease, “Every day is a struggle.” Here’s how Selma Blair faces Multiple Sclerosis with full of hope and courage: […]

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 […]

3
Mar
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A Cancer Survivor Guide To Self-love

When you think of the popular term “self-love” it’s all about to love yourself more. For a cancer survivor perspective, it’s more than that. You see, for us, cancer is not only a battle of our physical body but also our mental health. And if you ask us how can we love ourselves while facing […]

22
Feb
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Free Advice: Stop Counting Days, Enjoy Each Day Instead

What cancer has taught me? Here’s a piece of free advice: stop counting your days, enjoy each day instead. It’s not coming back again! You may think I’m crazy – well, yes you may be right! But, don’t say because my cancer is not malignant unlike others, it is easy for me to say this. […]

22
Feb
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Ultimate Lifestyle Tips For Hypothyroid Patients

Is there a way to live well with hypothyroidism? Certainly, there are lots of ways to lead yourself an overall healthy lifestyle and that includes eating well and exercising. But, not only those, there are more things you can do to live well with hypothyroidism. Eat well and exercise! Being diagnosed with hypothyroidism can make […]

22
Feb

An Eye-opener: Confidential Facts About Hypothyroidism

If you already read my previous article about Tien, I shared to you many beautiful photos of her. And you might say, “She doesn’t look sick!” Well, that’s why we don’t judge a book by its cover. In behalf of all patients with hypothyroid including Tien, I want to share to you the frustrations they […]

20
Feb
To My Dear Friend, Just Live Your Life to the Fullest

To My Dear Friend, Keep Living Your Life to the Fullest

This is not a goodbye letter. When I had cancer 3 years ago, I thought to write a goodbye letter, in case, I can’t make it (living a long life, you know). And, so, I wrote one and sent to my Mom. But, yeah! Here I am – living a life with a purpose. I […]

17
Feb
Here's How To Manage Your Eating Problems After Chemo. Photo by Mom Junction

Here’s How To Manage Your Eating Problems After Chemo

One of the challenges during your chemotherapy is not only hair loss but also the changes in your appetite during or after your treatment. Aside from many side effects, chemo can do to your body, the worst is when you lose your appetency to your food. So here’s how to manage your eating problems during or […]

4
Feb
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Things To Do Before Radiation Treatment

Right after my surgical tumor removal, the next treatment that I need to undergo is Radiation Therapy. I was too anxious for the preparation of this treatment. It’s always a first-time experience since during my cancer diagnosis. Preparation is indeed hard, but I would like to share some helpful tips that you might consider doing […]

4
Feb
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Post Care After Radiation Treatment

Radiation therapy is the use of high-energy x-rays or other particles to destroy cancer cells. Only a doctor who specializes in giving radiation therapy to treat cancer is called a radiation oncologist. A radiation therapy regimen, or schedule, usually consists of a specific number of treatments given over a set period of time. Why radiation […]