Author: Kelly

Trials and Tribulations

Countless times in my life, I have experienced moments of mental weakness. In other words, I have found myself fixating on the negative events happening in my life.  Needless to say, I have questioned God on why my path has been so difficult?  Why do I continue to endure what appears to be endless obstacles in my life? When will this trials and tribulations end? Don’t…

Failure Vs. Success

At the beginning of my cancer battle my chemo treatment was working well. You could say that I was “winning my battle against cancer”, everything seemed to be going great. Well, sometimes things are not always what they seem. It all changed suddenly when my doctor gave me some unexpected news, my cancer stopped responding to chemo, the tumor stopped shrinking, everything that I had been fighting so hard for including my cancer battle winning streak came to a…

Impending Doom Feeling

Articles regarding suicides continue to circulate as we continue to overcome obstacles on an individual basis as well as in all humanity.  Pain can cripple our footsteps of life.  Whether it’s physical or mental or a combination of both, pain can wear anyone down despite how strong we may think we are.  Obstacles in life may bring us to our knees and we may not see a way out of the storm. I…

Embracing Your Path

Life is a beautiful, mysterious journey filled with happiness, joyous celebrations, invaluable lessons, devasting hardships, and unexplainable moments that will ultimately lead us to our designated purpose. The road of life is not a perfect smooth path, it is filled with obstacles, twists and turns and several dead ends to say the least. Moreover, while going through our life journey,…

Living to Die or Dying to Live

As I continue through my journey as a cancer survivor, I am thankful to God every day for giving me the opportunity to still be alive today. However, I am still an imperfect human being with all the flaws that entails. Because of this I have caught myself stressing over the smallest of difficulties in my life. Not only do I stress over them but I also spend a considerable amount…

Life Lessons

My personal cancer journey taught me many life lessons and a new appreciation for life. Those life lessons continue to help me every day of my life. When life gets too overwhelming and complicated as it often does, I just remind myself of the life lessons learned and I am able to make it through another difficult day.  Life Lesson # 1 At the…

Revolving Evolution

We live in an ever-changing world. In every aspect of our lives, we constantly see or hear the need for people to be flexible and adaptable to an evolving environment.  Recently, I hear these terms used more often as we have to keep adjusting to the ongoing changes happening with the pandemic.  As these words were spoken and discussed, it made me reflect back to my own experiences.  As we…

Road Map for Success

At the beginning of my cancer journey, I was completely oblivious on the subject and my only source of information came from movies.  In order to get better informed, I decided to research online and on social media, as well as asking family and friends for any insight.  As it is expected everyone had their own opinions and recommendations on what steps I should follow in order to succeed…

Food Cravings

With summer in full swing, I started craving fresh fruits such as watermelon, melon, pineapple, strawberries and apples therefore I started making myself fruit cocktails and other types of delicious treats.  The feeling of craving this refreshing type of fruits reminded me of when I was going through my cancer battle.  You see, while I was undergoing the chemo treatments, my sense of taste was completely…

Supernatural Strength

Facing a devasting battle in life is not meant to be dealt alone. That’s what facing cancer felt like to me.  Cancer has been the hardest battle that I had ever faced and I was not prepared for it or even knew how to handle it.  The cancer was fast-growing and aggressive therefore you could say that I did not have a fair fight going into…