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Sasha

Windsor, Canada
Health and fitness has been a part of my life since childhood. Never did I think that I would be diagnosed with ovarian cancer at the age of 29 and breast cancer at the age of 31! Please follow me on my journey of strength, empowerment and survival as I "Fight Like A Girl" and kick some... Full Bio
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Fall by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Not too much has been happening during these early days of fall.  I am continuing with my Vit. C treatments which have been decreased to 1x/wk, along with my massages and f ... Read on »
Back To Life ..... Back to Reality! by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Summer is over :(  Oh well, time for my favourite season Fall .... time to layer your cool attire, wear nice cozy sweaters, take a stroll and curl up on those cool nights.  ... Read on »
WHERE IS WALDO!!!! a.k.a. SASHA by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer It has been sometime since my last post .... 7 weeks to be exact!  Following my last chemo treatment Dr. Alam had given me 6 weeks off of anything to do cancer related and ... Read on »
#8 - The End! by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I am coming at you live and in living colour!!!  For my last treatment I thought I would come at you from the chemo suite .... hopefully I get this done before the Benadryl ... Read on »
#8 - The End! by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I am coming at you live and in living colour!!!  For my last treatment I thought I would come at you from the chemo suite .... hopefully I get this done before the Benadryl ... Read on »
Round #7 by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Again ... the best way to start of the month is with a massage :)  July 4th, 2010 Happy Canada Day, Happy 4th of July, Happy early b-day Marc and Happy 25th We ... Read on »
June 2010 by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer June was filled with many scans, appointments and activities and the best way to start it off is always with a massage! June 8th, 2010 Follow-up appointment with ... Read on »
May 2010 by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Once again I have fallen off track with blogging!  The last real time blog was the end of May following my 5th treatment.  The end of May was a great little vacation! ... Read on »
Daily Routine by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I just finished reading "Knockout: Doctors Who are Curing Cancer" by Suzanne Somers and I thought this would be a perfect time to write about what I am doing from an integr ... Read on »
Thank You!! by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I apologize in advance if I miss anyone but please know even if your name is not mentioned that we appreciate truly what you did for us to make this such an amazing and mem ... Read on »
Sasha & Attila BBQ "Fun"raiser by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A few months ago one of our friends Stacy approached us and stated that she wanted to do something for us, something to help us out in our situation, possibly a fundraiser. ... Read on »
May 2010 by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer May 4th, 2010 My first pulmonary functions test in years.  Apparently I did well but I did better once they gave me inhalers to use so obviously part of my lung is not fu ... Read on »
April 2010 cont... by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This post has taken me some time to get to only because my brain has not been functioning like it used to .... chemo brain!  I finally decided that is it, and whatever and ... Read on »
April 2010 by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Last long one ... promise!  April 1st, 2010 I received a phone call from Dr. Alam's office stating that the pathology report came back from Mt. Sinai and they were ... Read on »
February 2010 by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Sorry this is a long and crazy one! February 4th, 2010 In the mix of all of this I was scheduled for my yearly routine check-ups .... bone scan, abdominal ultrasound ... Read on »
January 2010 by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Monday January 11th, 2010 First day back to work after our trip to Tampa and my first priority is to get on the phone to my oncologist who you guessed it is on vacation. Th ... Read on »
"Return of the Mac" aka Sasha by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Following the summer months came the return of Sasha! Everything was rebuilding, my energy and strength, my spark, my love, my life, you name it ..... I was feeling healthi ... Read on »
Knocked Down! by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU GET KNOCKED DOWN? I GET UP, WIPE THE TEARS AND START FIGHTING!!!! Read on »
March 2010 by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer another long and crazy one ...... March 1st, 2010 Not off to a good start!  Spent the majority of the day in bed because I was having an even more difficult time bre ... Read on »
Post Op Week! by Sasha Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer November 24th, 2008 - I had to go for a CT scan of my abdominal area as the ultrasound they performed was not clear and they wanted to be safe and perform this test as well. ... Read on »