Shh… Don’t say the D word

Death? What is death? At a young age of 6 years old, it was the first time I experienced death of a loved one in my family. My paternal grandfather passed away. I was never close to my paternal grandfather. During the wake, I had the time of my life: I was happily playing at … Continue reading Shh… Don’t say the D word

You’ll always be part of our (Facebook) memories

  “Three weeks ago, on a family vacation in Berlin. I stood in the middle of Alexanderplatz, next to Primark and panicked. My phone wasn’t in my bag, and I couldn’t remember where was the last place I left my phone. As i searched the aisle of Primark for my phone, several thoughts clouded my … Continue reading You’ll always be part of our (Facebook) memories

Let’s do dinner

Dying is supposed to be an older person’s thing. We are all supposed to grow old, have an armful of grandchildren and in between, build an exemplary career for ourselves and travel the world. But that’s not how life works. We generally do not know what to do when a friend of ours in her … Continue reading Let’s do dinner

Cost of Cancer

TL:DR - Caner is expensive business. Get an insurance plan that has an unlimited payout and a critical illness payout. *Disclaimer - I’m not asking for financial aid with this post instead hope to spur individuals to be more prudent with their finances* --- I want to lose weight. I want to learn a new … Continue reading Cost of Cancer

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?

colorectal cancer, chemotherapy

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