All of you following me on social media and otherwise know that I was diagnosed with late stage ovarian cancer back in November 2012. Since then life has been a whirlpool of treatments and all else that could be fitted in. I continued to work for two and a half years into treatment till both … More The Story so Far..
Since visits to the hospital have increased manifold in the past six months, a lot of the times I have had to rush by myself. Not only me, but any one who lands up in the hospital by themselves is greeted by the “are you alone today?” question. One such time that it turned into … More Are you alone today?
Having finally succumbed to using the wheelchair especially while traveling has added a lot of time to life. Since everything happens in priority, I usually end up at the boarding gate very early. More often than not with a couple of hours to pass. If not availing the wheelchair this time would be spent in … More You have time, Madame!
Had never given tattoos much thought. I only know I will never ever be able to get myself ‘inked’ as they term it. Till of course the young man, going on 18, negotiated one for himself as a coming of age present. I agreed to it, after poring over drawings on an A4 sheet and … More Permanent Tattoos/ Impermanent Life
Well we are Day 2 into September and I am already TEALING under the effect!! So much TEAL around and more coming all through the month!! can’t wait for it to all to unfold! Whilst the #weartealday is #5thSeptember, we can start cladding our social media world in TEAL colored images. Look at the world … More #TEALITUPINDIA – LET’S DO IT!
The fact that I have had to get back into treatment for the third time in less than 3 years has made my social media world very mushy and edgy. Whilst I can understand that the going is as tough for all you folks as for me, I do feel amused by the analyses on … More STAY ( ING ) BLESSED
The Great Positive-Ity Drama.
Daily life with its digital accessories is so flooded,bombarded and saturated with POSITIVE messages that even acknowledging a headache borders on the edge of negative thinking. Thankfully my nature is not too violent otherwise there would be damaged screens around all the time. Even in ‘real’ life , most of us feel obliged to keep … More The Great Positive-Ity Drama
Zen & the Art of Cancer Maintenance.
Disclamer(inspired by Robert Prisig himself) -“The title should in no way be associated with that great practice of orthodox Zen Buddhism. It’s not very universal for cancer either.“ Managing daily life post cancer-diagnosis and treatment has its own side-effects – the major one being of remaining calm and keeping to the rituals without loosing focus.I actually … More Zen & the Art of Cancer Maintenance