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#9 The Ugly Truth Diaries - Third chemo session

I’m back from Rome and a lot of things have happened while I was there. The obvious, indulging myself with Roman culture, and the not so obvious events will be talked about in a different post so keep an eye out if you want to read about my adventure in Rome (handy tips included if you’re visiting soon!). 669 more words

Lung Cancer

Why I don't follow blogging "advice" or "rules"

I’m sitting at the only desk in the library staring up at a copy of “Bloggers Boot Camp”.  I’ve already looked through it, briefly. Spoiler: it’s the same as any other book/article about blogging that I’ve read. 374 more words


#8 The Ugly Truth Diaries - Clovers & Letters

“If this therapy doesn’t bring any changes to my cancer, then I don’t want another one.”

Those words are hunting me. Hurting me. Upsetting me. And they show how tough the last couple of days have been. 459 more words

Lung Cancer

Command me to be well

Inspired by Hozier -

Take me to Church 

Command me to be well

We were born sick and nurtured within the bulb of a corrupted society of which we absorbed all its bad traits, and yet we love it. 172 more words


#7 The Ugly Truth Diaries - Losing hope

Today, they took away our hope.

I can’t breathe. My hands are shaking and I feel dizzy. I’m losing  control, I’m losing my hope. I panic. 960 more words


Proud and Insecure

I just read the news that the Fields Medal, the highest prize in mathematics, has been awarded to a woman for the first time, and if that wasn’t enough to make me happy and proud, Maryam Mirzakhani is from my homeland; Iran.  646 more words



She was like something inordinately beautiful and out of this world. Like I’d found an actual planet that I didn’t know had been there all along. 409 more words