One Thing A Day

“One Thing A Day” produced by Egill Bjarki, part of the series “The Human Experience” “The Human Experience is a web based series, focusing on the complexity of the human condition. What is important to us, how we reach other people. Where we find success and how we deal with failure. Stripped down, simplified, downContinue reading “One Thing A Day”

A Diagnosis-sary at 2 Years

4/4/2018… the date I was diagnosed with blood cancer.  If you know the Chinese superstition about the number 4, it pretty much means “die die” to the sum of 8. Today marks 2 years since my life went into its own kinda lockdown.  Social distancing, cleaning everything, mask wearing.. what most are practicing today duringContinue reading “A Diagnosis-sary at 2 Years”

F*** the Movement Rules

You know how we sometimes feel paralysed by the surmount of unpleasant chatter between our ears?  The state where visualising a way out of that tunnel seems daunting, hopeless, filled with self-doubt? The cocktail of music and movement has been my red pill (Matrix movie reference).  The need to unplug from the Matrix of self-imposedContinue reading “F*** the Movement Rules”

Cancer and Career Interview with The Hive

Excerpt “Recently, she completed her first live talk recounting her experience as a cancer survivor at an event hosted by Joint Dynamics, a physiotherapy clinic in Hong Kong. She has also made guest appearances on Pacific Muscle Chats and Hong Kong Confidential to share her experiences in mental and sexual health as well as dealingContinue reading “Cancer and Career Interview with The Hive”

Face-Mask Ban Impediment

Today, Hong Kong announced they are officially banning face-mask wearing at protests and in public, effective from 5th of October, 2019. News reported that we won’t be prosecuted if we’re wearing masks for health reasons, however, mask-wearing will now be seen as defying the law, more than ever. Even if we ain’t harassed by theContinue reading “Face-Mask Ban Impediment”

Leukaemia Status Update | 6-Months Post-Transplant

Most common questions… What is my cancer status… What could have caused it… What have I been doing for the past 6 months… What do I plan to do for the future… … delivered in this video.  Thank you for taking the time to watch it <3   Links Cancer Fund Aid Liv Magazine:Continue reading “Leukaemia Status Update | 6-Months Post-Transplant”

PMC Podcast Show Notes

Mitch and I chatted for almost 2 hours on his podcast! Understandably, that’s a LOT to get through listening to.  So here are show notes I’ve done to help. A good practice for my podcast project 🙂 Podcast episode on Pacific Muscle Chats HERE   or links below: (iTunes) (Spotify) Show notes 2:10   Background. Continue reading “PMC Podcast Show Notes”

Tap Cancer Out – Podcast Episode

When I was invited to go on the podcast channel “Hong Kong Confidential” to share my story, I had no idea I’d go that in-depth with how I lost my virginity and had an abortion at 15 years old. The host of the podcast Jules Hannaford, also the author of “Fool Me Twice “, held spaceContinue reading “Tap Cancer Out – Podcast Episode”

Stem Cell Transplant – Em’s Hospital Stay Diary

Day -13 As in 13 days until the day of my stem cell transplant/bone marrow transplant (STC/BMT) for Acute Myeloid Leukaemia. Admission, prep, deposit. Prior to being admitted today, I had a scare that I wouldn’t be able to pay the 500,000 HKD deposit for this transplant.  Once again, the people around me pulled throughContinue reading “Stem Cell Transplant – Em’s Hospital Stay Diary”