Random Thoughts While Reuploading Old Posts

  • I miss my dot com website. I used to run the now-defunct http://www.writingwonders.com, but changes need to happen
  • I realize I’ve only written five articles on that site, three of which I’m reuploading here
  • Do I regret not writing much about my cancer journey back then? Not really. The situation was different then and now. Even if I go back in time, I would still find it grueling to write about my experiences then
  • Because that kind of thing happens–experiences get too horrific difficult for words
  • It’s AMAZING to see how far I’ve come since I was diagnosed in 2013

Now back to reuploading the last post.

Celebrating Small Victories: Chemo Session 2, The Aftermath

[First published August 18, 2015]

You’d think having cancer and going through chemotherapy would mean bleak and dreary days for the duration of the treatment. Sure, I won’t deny the days when despair would poke my slumbering depression like an annoying poke stick, but Life can be funny in its own way.

One minute it throws you down a hill with a huge boulder barreling down behind you, then the next, you’ll find hot demigod Thor a few meters in front of you. Hot arms, hot bod, hot accent–really, what choice do I have but to run faster?

“Run to me, babe.”

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When Death Calls

[First published on July 16, 2014]

Often, it is our own stories we find hard to write. Not because we lack the words, but because the words are not enough to describe the intensity of living every second in that situation. But in my attempt to chronicle the hell-paved road I have ahead of me, I will try.

It started with a persistent cough.

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