My Story: I Had To Fight Because Somewhere In My Mind I Knew That If I Die, My Kids Will Not Get Enough Support

The Logical Indian

October 19th, 2016

Representational Image: independent

“It was in back in 2004, I was detected with Breast Cancer. My daughter was then just three-month-old, my son was six-year-old.

When a disease enters a household, it affects the entire family. Everyone gets scared when they hear the word “cancer”, but I did not get much scared, the reasons may be because my husband is a doctor and I am a medical staff. But No matter how much we are aware of this disease, there was a subdued fear working within us.

Though I left few things on destiny, I fought on my own and grew mentally stronger. Your family gives you probably all the support, but sometimes, they even lose hope and you have to struggle from that particular point.

I took the fight with cancer as a challenge to stand up for my kids. I knew I have to live, I had to fight because somewhere in my mind I always had this thought that I have to support my kids till they grow up and achieve something, I had to think for their future, for their security. I have grown strong seeing their innocent faces. I knew, if I died that time, my kids will not get that support.

Finally I went treatment after some months. One of my breast was removed. I was initially keeping well. I was keeping up with my daily chores as well as my office works, I also took time off to teach my kids.

Now coming to the other part of the story, I had a fibroid in my uterus for a long time. I was aware about it, and had consulted many doctors. The doctors had said that there’s nothing to worry much, and it does not need to be cut out from the body.  But if it bleeds severely, it has to be removed.

After some years it started bleeding profusely. So the doctor suggested me to undergo the vasectomy operation. Initially the tests that were conducted did not find cancer. But after operation the found it cancerous. I was not that surprised, because I have already been through this once. But I broke mentally and physically. I wanted to keep up the fight thinking of my two kids. Again I opt for treatment. I chose to do radiotherapy. And by the grace of God, I  am doing good. I still have some problems but I don’t pay to heed to them much. I always fight to stay well and live happily with my husband and two kids. My daughter in class 1 and son is in class 8.

My motto in life is to see my children growing up and standing on their own feet. I have lived my life and have been a happy mother and wife. I try really hard overcome the problems I face today.

My own family did not support me much. They stay far from me. Everyone else is leading their own life. So it was just my husband who supported me.”


Submitted By – Premlata Hazra

Share your thoughts..

Art Has The Power To Transform Lives

Related Stories

My Story: Whenever My Mother Cried I Used To Act As A Doctor & Tell Her “Your Son Will Be Ok Soon, Don’t Worry”

My Story: I Feel Bad When She Cries But I Have Seen Her Crying In The Night Because Of Me

Breast Cancer

My Story: I Had Passed The Second Stage Of Breast Cancer. I Thought It Was The End, But I Survived

My Story: If You Are Strong And Capable Then No Cancer Can Stop You

My Story

My Story: Today, No One Knows Who Stays Next Door. Somewhere We Have Lost The Human Touch

My Story: People Saw My Defect But He Loved My Soul, But It Wasn’t Easy For Him To Persuade His Parents

Latest on The Logical Indian

Opinion

BJP’s Reaction To Three Different Rapes: Protest March Against One, Support To Rapists In Other Two

Fact Check

Fact Check: Image Shared By ShankhNaad Of Woman Being Beaten In Kerala By Muslims Is Fake

News

Govt Asks Banks To Pay Tax On Free Services Like ATM Transactions; Burden To Fall On Customers

News

Govt Accepts Supreme Court Never Made Linking Aadhaar to Mobile Compulsory

News

India Slips Two Places, Ranks Just One Place Above Pakistan In 2018 World Press Freedom Index

News

From Death Threats To Stopping Daughter’s Education: The Struggle Of Top Cop Who Led Asaram’s Arrest & Conviction