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Posts by Sandy Azzam

Survivor, Invasive Ductal Carcinoma

Dear Cancer, You Were Never Invited

by Sandy Azzam June 12, 2023

Dear Cancer,

A year ago you had the audacity to just storm into my life. You were never invited and you were definitely not expected. You just came in anyway. You have such nerve. Who does that? You have been really tough on me, but I tried to be tougher.



by Sandy Azzam May 26, 2023

Prayers work wonders
Yet sometimes
They also make you wonder
Why sometimes
They are just not heard


My Journey From Chaos To Calm

by Sandy Azzam May 12, 2023

Kintsukoroi – a Japanese art of fixing broken pottery with gold. They believe the repaired item is even more beautiful than the original, because of its imperfections. My cancer diagnosis shattered me into pieces, and I am only just sticking them back together, with gold.