Health

burnout

Burnout lead me to start a new life

I always believed that I was invincible and that depression, collapse wouldn’t go through me. My aunts, my mother, those “desperate housewives” had all gone down. All that cannot go through me, I studied, I fought for a great job, I played sports more than measure, I have two wonderful[...]
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ERMS

I was born with cancer (ERMS)

I was born with cancer (Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma, ERMS). It was detected when I was three years old, and by the time they found it, it had grown so much that the doctors said that I would not survive. My father committed suicide when he found out. 
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Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Hodgkin's Lymphoma after 3 years of being misdiagnosed

Cancer is a scary word. It's a word that you'll never really understand until it happens to you. You never think it will happen to you though, until it does. In 2016, I was diagnosed with Stage 4B Hodgkin's lymphoma after 3 years of going misdiagnosed. I was forced to[...]
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I am

I no longer do. I am.

In February 2016, life offered me a new opportunity to stop outside noise and enter myself. In the same week, a migraine attack, two left shoulder problems, the annual compression bandage treatment for my left leg lymphedema, and an outbreak of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. True to the beliefs and[...]
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breast cancer

Healing breast cancer from within

At the end of January 2018, when I was 47 years old, I was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer. It was a very aggressive cancer, it was extended, and I would have chemotherapy and a mastectomy. My elderly and ill-health mother, my young children who needed me so much. At[...]
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Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Hodgkin's Lymphoma led me to discover how healing food is

At 24 years old living in Austin, TX, working at my new, exciting corporate job, starting a new, fun relationship, I remember thinking to myself “I feel like life can’t be this good.” Well, lo and behold, a few weeks later I was diagnosed with cancer. I was having chest[...]
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peritoneal cancer

Living with peritoneal cancer

Hi everyone! I'm Trini, and after seeing so many stories of heroes around here and driven by my friend Nubes Azules, I have decided to tell my own story. It was the year 2019, I had finished my course as a yoga teacher and yoga therapist, I started dating the[...]
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anorexia

Anorexia almost took my life

I am 26 years old and I have anorexia. I am currently in the process of recovering a normal life for a woman my age. Since adolescence I had a fixation with my body, but it was not until I was 18 that everything began to get out of control,[...]
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stroke

A stroke taught me that life is a gift

To begin with, I had gotten a scholarship at the best university in the country, and I went to Montevideo from Salto, my hometown in Uruguay. I left for the capital at 18 years of age. So there I was, alone, and in my little flat. I was independent.
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