Dealing with cancer & death

Sisters for life “OMG, is that your sister? The both of you look so alike!” That was a common statement, whenever strangers or acquaintances saw pictures of Kimberley and I. Just like any other pair of siblings, we grew up loving and disliking each other at the same time. There were times when we quarrelled … Continue reading Dealing with cancer & death

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

Krukenberg

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

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