Wipe Away The Tears

One of my major highlights during my trip to Maui, Hawaii is the biking trip from a volcano zigzag road back to town. When I was riding that bicycle, it brought back wonderful biking childhood memories. To feel the wind, the hear the sound of the trees, and the thrill of adventure. Don’t we wish … Continue reading Wipe Away The Tears

Overcoming Hurt

A pencil needs to go through a sharpener in order to become useful. One has to go through hurt and pain to achieve a new level of realization. We call those experiences, however, overcoming them is not something easy. They say, “the older, the wiser.” It means old people have more experiences, thus they are … Continue reading Overcoming Hurt

One step at a time

Don’t lose sight of yourself. You are different for a reason. Take a look around you, even if you have a twin, you are still different. And that’s the beauty of it. Myeloproliferative Neoplasm (MPN) is a chronic blood cancer. It used to be just a disorder or a disease, but when they found out … Continue reading One step at a time

Kung alam ko lang

Marami ako pagsisi. Sa totoo lang, nang malaman kong may cancer ko, nag-iba ang aking pananaw. Syempre, kailangan ko magpalakas, at makinig sa mga payo ng mga doktor. Pero, nasaktan ako ng nalaman ko may sakit ako, at baka di na rin ako magtagal, dahil naalaala ko ang mga dating importanteng tao sa buhay ko. … Continue reading Kung alam ko lang

Angels Landing

I pushed myself beyond my limit. I don’t even know if that is wise. I was physically exhausted. My legs were shaking, my ears were ringing, and I was to the point of dehydration. But, I have set my eyes on a goal, to reach the top, and nothing can stop me. The hardest part … Continue reading Angels Landing

Week one of Chemo

Unfortunately, platelets are still elevated. Hopefully, as weeks go by, it will go down. Honestly, my symptoms are adding. I had severe night sweats last night and my chest continues to ache. It is not severe, but it is there. I am just trying to ignore it, try to eat healthy and exercise. The concerning … Continue reading Week one of Chemo

Busy Month

When I see you cancer, I will roar like a dinosaur because I do not fear you! I have blood test tomorrow to check if the chemodrugs are working. Hopefully, we got some good news. I will have a busy month And I still have to schedule Cardiologist, and ENT Doctor. So far, that’s what … Continue reading Busy Month

Right Time

One of the youth from my church asked me, “Why are you still not married? I think you’ll be a great husband and a good dad.” I can tell so many reasons, but I know those are more like excuses so I candidly replied, “I want all my money to myself.” Then the youth added, … Continue reading Right Time