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 Continue Reading
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 Continue Reading
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 Continue Reading
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 Continue Reading
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 Continue Reading
What Does Normal Mean, Anyway?
Seriously, what does normal mean, anyway? That was Forrest’s awesome mother blurted out during her conversation with the flirty school principal. Well, have you thought about that? What’s normal anyways? Being normal does not really have a true definition because everything is just — relative. You really don’t have to Continue Reading
How To Deal An Emotional Pain When Someone You Love Has Cancer
When the news comes in your house that your spouse, sibling, parent or anyone you love the most in your life has cancer it brings you also to an emotional trauma. No one ever likes to hear the 6-letter word cancer. Upon hearing those words is like tearing anyone’s heart Continue Reading
When Something Small Leads To Something Big
A very important message from The Cancer Voice Asia to The Cancer Voice Vietnam. This is the time that everyone needs to be involved in the fight against childhood cancer. Every year there are unnumbered families in Vietnam who can hear “Your child has cancer.” Can we do something about Continue Reading
What’s Your “WHAT NOW” Moment?
Life is a series of moments called NOW. “Now, what?” What the hell I am going to do now? Have you already asked yourself like this? Surviving from any traumatic experiences, such as abuse (sexual, physical, or emotional), neglect, life-threatening accidents, separation, loss of loved ones, and cancer — making a Continue Reading
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 Continue Reading