The 6 Struggles of Cancer Patients in the Philippines

The word cancer is a struggle in itself. The moment a person receives the diagnosis, one would probably start mentally laying out the consequences. I think you would agree with me if I say that, if given the chance, every person would rather choose other kinds of adversities in life but a life- threatening illness.…

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Liking Cancer in Facebook

Cancer or any life- threatening illness isn’t something that you would want to immediately share in public. If anything, it’s something that you would want to hide. In my case, I didn’t hide it. In fact, many people knew about it. But I sure didn’t post it in Facebook. In a time when we are…

One Memorable Tricycle Ride

As I was riding tricycle on my way home one Saturday afternoon, I noticed Kuya Driver kept turning his head to look at me. I thought it was just nothing out of his curiosity- like how other people used to stare at me primarily of my odd looks. I was wearing my favorite gray beanie…

A Lonely Journey

Journey with cancer can be very lonely, especially for a young adult. You look around you and none of your peers go through the same thing. And that itself is already depressing. Although it is good, in fact, very good that none of them experience what you do because it means none of them have…