JS Kicking Cancer’s Ass Theme 5 of 13: The Family

I sustain myself with the love of family. Maya Angelou On an ironically sunny Friday afternoon in June 2012, my mum was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer that had metastasised to her spine. Upon diagnosis my mum’s oncologist recommended chemotherapy followed by a mastectomy then radiotherapy as her treatment plan. After eight rounds of … Continue reading JS Kicking Cancer’s Ass Theme 5 of 13: The Family

JS Kicking Cancer’s Ass Theme 4 of 13: The Firstborn aka The Caregiver

When my mum was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer one sunny Friday afternoon in June 2012, I knew my life would never be the same again. What I did not know was just how monumental the change would be. After being diagnosed with breast cancer my mum’s oncologist recommended chemotherapy followed by a mastectomy … Continue reading JS Kicking Cancer’s Ass Theme 4 of 13: The Firstborn aka The Caregiver

Guest Post – Mitchell Oyaro

Remembering Risper Nyambok Life is beautiful and fragile, filled with fulfilling highs and devastating lows. Unfortunately there are times along the way when you get to experience this contrast at the same time. That was me in 2015, the year I cleared high school. Risper Nyambok, my late aunt, was an independent, hardworking single mother … Continue reading Guest Post – Mitchell Oyaro