You see, the thing about cancer is that you often hear of the nausea and hair loss. But what if by some stroke of luck, you somehow managed to get through all of that, slightly bruised but otherwise still whole. Then what? Nobody tells you either about how nerve wrecking medical appointments become and that … Continue reading Krukenberg
Hello Mr Sheeran
Loving can hurt, loving can hurt sometimes But it is the only thing that I know When it gets hard, you know it can get hard sometimes It is the only thing that makes us feel alive I spent Sunday night third wheeling and singing along to Mr Sheeran. Yes, third-wheeling because unlike … Continue reading Hello Mr Sheeran
Your veins are really tiny. Next time before you come, maybe you should go and sweep the floor first or something. The nurses at NCC are actually pretty good at what they do. Maybe because they understand that the patients that are coming to them are all in some form of pain. I have never … Continue reading Plug-fie
Happy Teachers’ Day
Growing up, even though I lived less than three kilometres away from school, spending more than 14 hours in school each day meant that I barely had any time for academics. I remember scoring 2/100 in JC for a chemistry test. The thing is, I didn't turn in a blank paper. I actually attempted all … Continue reading Happy Teachers’ Day
Sorry for being AFK
Sorry for being AFK (away from keyboard). I haven’t written anything in awhile because believe it or not, the introvert in me was pretty overwhelmed by the flood of concerned messaged received ever since I started blogging. Back here again because more concerned friends texted to ask if I’m okay since I haven’t updated in … Continue reading Sorry for being AFK
WTF is chemotherapy?
“During chemotherapy how does it feel like to have electrodes stuck to your head?” I was actually quite surprised and taken aback when someone asked me that question. Truth be told, before I was assigned the role of cancer troll, I had absolutely no idea what chemotherapy entails, or how it was administered. I lost … Continue reading WTF is chemotherapy?
Saving a Stranger
Dear Stranger Even though we've never actually met, I felt as though I knew you personally. We found out around the same time about our cancers. You were 26 then and I was 23. And I’m pretty sure that neither of us expected it and believed that even if we did get diagnosed with cancer … Continue reading Saving a Stranger
Hello My Name’s Kimberley and I’ve Cancer
Hello my name is Kimberley and I've cancer. Back in December last year, I wrote a long note on Facebook about journeying with cancer. I wrote the note because I was tired of keeping up with the web of lies that I had spun when people asked where I had been the past year. Much to … Continue reading Hello My Name’s Kimberley and I’ve Cancer