短髮女生的抗癌日記





Tang, Lau Mei


2016         BSSc. - JOUR


15 Min

SUMMARY

Tsang Hiu Wai (Meko) was admitted to hospital for a checkup when she felt unwell in July 2014. She was terrified to discover that she had blood cancer. Meko began to write a diary, first for herself, and eventually decided to share her experiences through a blog called "The short hair girl's cancer fighting diary". Although severe side-effects of cancer treatments have tortured her and made her feel very anxious, with a lot of people standing by her, Meko is confident that she can overcome the illness. During the treatment, not only was her boyfriend Alex constantly at her side, he even proposed to her at the hospital ward. The illness has made Meko aware of the need to take care of herself. Both Meko and her boyfriend have now started two new hobbies – regular hiking and exercise. Cancer has made Meko think seriously about life and caused a major change – life is not just about work. | Heibe's father is also suffering from cancer and she has been feeling very emotional about it. Heibe was inspired by Meko's blog and now feels ready to actively tackle the challenge. | Hiu Wai believes that rather than wasting time worry about cancer recurrences, it is much better to…




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