First round of chemotherapy

First round of chemotherapy

Soon after being diagnosed, I started my first round of Chemotherapy, also known as Induction. They will be administering two types medicines through my picc line (a long IV that goes into my arm all the way through a vein near my heart).   Doxorubicin which...
Newly diagnosed, what just happened? Leukemia

Newly diagnosed, what just happened? Leukemia

I am newly diagnosed with leukemia and this is my story of how it all unfolded. May 8, 2019 was the day my life completely changed. I noticed something seemed off This all started after began experiencing symptoms such as dizziness, fatigue, bruising and blackouts. A...
Time for the BIG CHOP!!

Time for the BIG CHOP!!

Day 22: Post Chemotherapy. I finally did it!  I no longer wanted to see chunks of hair on my pillow, in the shower or on my brush. I finally did it!  I no longer wanted to see chunks of hair on my pillow, in the shower or on my brush. I told myself, this is it .. I...
“What do you tell the kids?”

“What do you tell the kids?”

“What do you tell the kids?” How do you go through cancer and having kids at the same time. This is a question many people are curious about, and here is my take. Early on it was a pretty easy decision for my husband and I that we would not hide anything that was...
Feel Yourself Up – breast cancer

Feel Yourself Up – breast cancer

Saying tata, to my tatas. Breast Cancer. Turns out that is a thing that can actually happen to you, at a young age, out of nowhere. No matter where I am in the journey, it will always feel incredibly surreal that this happened to me. To top it all off, I’ve had the...