A personal approach to cancer .. Smile to life!!


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Many of us judge others over small or bigger issues but don’t admit it, and we often hear the typical clichés like “I don’t mean to judge”, “who am I to judge?” and “I am not one to judge”.

The refusal to judge is considered admirable, as it demonstrates that you are a tolerant and progressive person open to all points of view.

When I published my story last year and how I loved living healthy, I got some negative judgmental comments about my life and about my photos while those people didn’t even think for a moment that they don’t know anything about me.

I know you can’t please everyone. No matter what you are, who you are or how you look, these types of people will always criticize. It’s not so much that they don’t like you, it’s that they don’t like themselves and this causes them to try to put everyone else down around themselves .. They just can’t be happy for others because they’re unhappy with themselves. Because if they were happy why would they want to make others feel crap about themselves.

Do you know how hard hair loss after cancer treatment can be, especially for young single women. The cancer drugs did cause hair thinning to mine.

I felt it is so hard to cope with the loss of my hair. So I have to apply hair extension till I can achieve a healthy head which will allow to my hair to grow naturally again.

I’m no perfect, maybe I’m a perfectionist, because of my passion towards becoming the best that I can be.

Exercise and healthy eating became an important part of my life and so I decided to live my life healthy and happy.

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I am always asked how cancer has changed my life, and my answer is simply this; in many ways, cancer was a gift .

In the beginning it was incredibly hard and confusing. I didn’t know what was going to happen and I was very scared. You’re forced to really think about life and death and everything in between. It was terrifying. But slowly and surely as I learned more, as I educated myself, I felt better.  It forced me to think about who I am and who I want to be.

It has given me clarity of purpose, and that is to live my life smiling. It has given me clarity of conscience, to have the best attitude each and every day.

I smile because I try to face hard, shitty life with a smile and positive attitude but this doesn’t make me perfect or have a perfect life.

I gave up trying to please others years ago. I just aim to make myself happy .. And I tell you what, I freaking LOVE myself!! So embrace what you want to be and ignore the people who have a problem with it!!

xoxo

Shake up society standard!


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A lot of people like to tell me that there was nothing wrong with me before and I didn’t need to change anything. They’re half right. 

From the outside, I looked fine and I never felt the need to make a change based on my looks, which is what took me so long of leading an unhealthy lifestyle to actually make a change. But what you can’t see by looking at someone on the outside is their health. 

This is what people need to realize – skinny people can be just as unhealthy as someone who is bigger than them. But, because they look ok by society’s standards, they don’t need to make a change!! Sorry, NO!!

I needed to make a change determined by the state of my health. If you’re unhealthy and you make a positive lifestyle change, it WILL naturally be reflected in your body. Focus on your health and your body will reward you for it. 

xoxo