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Cancer

Live and Learn from fools and from Sage’s

I have always found the saying, live and learn from Fools and from Sages profound. I first heard it in the lyrics of one of my favourite songs “ Dream On“ by Steven Tyler. A...

Cancer Crisis – The Elephant in the room.

An incredibly sad and frightening scenario is unfolding in the Gauteng public healthcare system with the major impact being on the Cancer services. We all reacted with shock and many of us braced for...

Both sides of my cancer story

As I approach almost four years since I was diagnosed with invasive breast cancer from that indescribable fear of a cancer diagnosis to an incredible journey. I would like to share both sides of...
Power of Positivity

Have a sense of purpose & resilience facing breast cancer.

For all my fellow breast cancer survivors or rather warriors especially for Pink October Breast Cancer awareness month. Once you have been diagnosed with cancer it becomes a never ending story a ongoing journey. Whether...

Soulful Purpose

When you face mortality you question your purpose in life. Spirituality and Existentialism is a connection with self or others. A sense of purpose or meaning, an appreciation for life. When you hear the...
Managing Scanxiety

Scanxiety! The fear is real!!

Everyone who has experienced the very daunting cancer journey will certainly back me up on the fear of Scanxiety is real! The shock and the fear on hearing the words you have cancer strikes...

The impact of Covid-19 on our cancer patients

The impact of covid 19 has changed our world and our lives forever. When you think about it, getting diagnosed with cancer and undergoing cancer treatment is hard enough, without the significant impact of...

The benefits of exercise and a healthy lifestyle for Cancer patients

I had a remarkable recovery from Breast cancer due to my fitness. As a former elite/springbok athlete I have been exercising most of my life. Running has taught me commitment, discipline and perseverance. These...

My Breast cancer journey – Indescribable fear to a remarkable recovery

As a former elite/springbok athlete you can just imagine the shock and fear when hearing the words you have cancer. Cancer strikes fear into the very depths of your soul. This is My Breast...

Dealing with life disrupted

Cancer. Coronavirus. Lockdown. Dealing with life disrupted. Life can be thrown into disarray when we least expect it. Rewind 2 years. We had returned to South Africa from a 6-year career-related adventure in India. Starting...
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