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 […]

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 […]

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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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 […]

4
Feb
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The Key To Stay Healthy Is Actually Simple

The essence of the plant-based diet is simplicity. The food you are eating daily obtain only from vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, legumes and fruits and rare consumption of animal products. Just like what Thoreau said, “Simplify, simplify, simplify.” No need to process anything and put any additives that can actually just ruin our body. […]

3
Feb
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Skin Care During Radiation Therapy

Cancer does not only have an effect on our emotional and mental aspect, but it also does affect our physical aspect. Radiation therapy is one of the treatments a doctor will recommend to a patient before/after surgical tumor removal. The procedure of radiation therapy is to use high doses of radiation to kill cancer cells […]

31
Jan
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How Rare is Leiomyosarcoma?

Googling the type of cancer you may have at the moment, you will easily find the information across different cancer websites such as Cancer.Net, National Cancer Institution, or WebMD. However, not in the case of Leiomyosarcoma. In, How Did I Get My Cancer, you can read how I found out my cancer, signs, and symptoms […]