Sunday, May 14, 2006

My Miracle Mom

We all know what day it is today; its Mother's Day so if you're a mother, have a happy day!
Mother's Day Classic is an annual Walk or Run for Breast Cancer Research that is held across the country on Mother's Day.

Despite the shocking weather we've been having the turnout was actually quite good this year. I got there late today and most of the people had already left leaving a few late finishers.

I didn't manage to take the photos of the walkers so I have to 'borrow' a happy snapshot here from the previous year. Everyone is encouraged to enter but you do need to register for it.

This is where the participants finish the walk. As you can see its not a pretty sight today because of the rain. Nonetheless it was a success for the cancer research fund raising.


And this is my mother. She's the miracle mom because she had beaten all odds to still be here today. Everyday she's with us is counted as a blessing!

Years ago when she was diagnosed with nose cancer the doctor gave her a 60% chance of survival. She underwent radiotherapy and beat the disease. Few months later the cancer came back with a vengeance and spread to other parts of her body. This time the doctor predicted her expectancy to just 1 year. She went back onto radiotherapy, followed by chemotherapy but she didn't complete her final doses of her chemotherapy coz it was too taxing on her body.

She also made some drastic life-style changes like changing her diet to almost 100% vegetarian diet and qi-kung exercises. The last time she had her checkup the doctor said she was 100% cleared of any cancer tissues or growth! The doctor said she's the longest surviving terminally diagnosed cancer patient he had encountered.

My mother said that the reason she's still alive today is because she put her fate in Jesus and Jesus saved her. I must say its her change of diet and positive attitude to life that helped her got through her illness. Was it devine intervention? I like to think so too! She's my miracle mom. Happy Mother's Day mom!

29 comments:

Helen said...

Such a sweet post. Please send my love to ur lovely mother... without whom, there'll be no WC to entertain me, hor? lol

5xmom ~chanlilian.net~ said...

Yes, yes, yes, it is Jesus! Praise Jesus, praise mama Wuching and Wuheng. Do share with us about your mom's faith 'cos I know I will be very motivated to hear it. Please........

Wuching said...

helen: i'll do that!

5xmom: will keep u updated ;)

suituapui said...

I know of someone who had cancer and is around 100 years old today. She took some Chinese prescriptions...and I understand it contained things like scorpions, centipedes...! Guess that's the same theory - antibody to beat whatever virus! BTW, wuching, how come u always take photos of these walkathons an dstuff...and NEVER take part urself???

Weila said...

Besides, all the reasons you have mentioned the post, your Mum is ALIVE & HAPPY today because of the LOVE & SUPPORT from you, her LOVING SON. :)

Che-Cheh said...

Awwwwww Happy Mother's Day to your mom. She is a fighter!

Weila said...

I got this information in an email from a health seminar that I would like to share with YOU & YOUR BLOG READERS.
My apologies that it is a bit long for the comment box.

The leading cause of BREAST CANCER is the use of anti-perspirant.
A concentration of toxins and leads to cell mutations,a.k.a. CANCER

Yes, ANTI-PERSPIRANT. Most of the products out there are an anti-perspirant /deodorant combination.

Deodorant is fine, anti-perspirant is not.
Here’s why:- The human body has a few areas that it uses to purge toxins; behind the knees , behind the ears, groin area, and armpits. The toxins are purged in the form of perspiration.
Anti-perspirant , as the name clearly indicates, prevents you from perspiring, thereby inhibiting the body from purging toxins from below the armpits.
These toxins do not just magically disappear. Instead, the body deposits them in the LYMPH NODES below the arms since it cannot sweat them out. Nearly all breast cancer tumors occur in the UPPER OUTSIDE QUADRANT of the breast area. This is precisely where the lymph nodes are located.

Additionally, MEN are less likely (BUT NOT COMPLETELY EXEMPT) to develop breast cancer prompted by anti- perspirant usage because most of the anti-perspirant product is caught in their hair and is not directly applied to the skin.
Women who apply anti-perspirant right after shaving INCREASE THE RISK further because shaving causes almost imperceptible nicks in the skin which give the chemicals entrance into the body from the armpit area.

Wuching said...

STP: me participate? when pigs fly! hahahaha

weila: love & support from me? i doubt i show gif her enuff of that! but ur info on anti-perspirant, i can see the logic in that so should we all not wear anti-perspirants now? eww..the stench from everyone! hahahaha

che-cheh: thankz mui mui! :)

Ah Pek said...

my, what your mum went through is truly a miracle!

weila said...

PHEWW...aright. LOL
That's what I LIKE about you.
You have a GREAT sense of HUMOUR. :D

QuaVadis said...

Bravo Wuching, being a wonderful son, blogging bout your mom here.

Anyway, Weila post comments as long as me. HAHAHAHA.. Hello Weila, it seems that we are both in the same club of giving long sermons :P Oh! Word of Advise, STP hates to read longs comments, he says it puts him to sleep.

suituapui said...

Zzzzzzzzz....!

QuaVadis said...

HAHAHA.. Hey...Wuch!! Don't forget to wish STP A Happy Teacher's Day tomorrow. Anyway, cousin and former teacher, Happy Teacher's Day in advance (and now don't say I don't wish you anything ah!)

Wuching said...

ah pek: yes it was, thankz..hope something like that happens to scb also.

weila: what? u were sked i will get angry issit? cis! i'm not lidat, if lidat i might as well go watch tv instead of blogging! hehe

QV: i think u've found ur soul mate in weila! kakakaka

STP: u snore too loud lah! btw, HAPPY TEACHER'S DAY!!! i think i will do a post on teachers just specially dedicate to u! hahaha

me said...

your mum is a real fighter...hip hip hurray for her. from your post, hope we will all learn to be strong too when the going gets tough.

QuaVadis said...

Wuch..yeah..someone who can be as long winded and bore STP to sleep hahahahahaha

Yes!! U should do a special posting on STP tomorrow..hehehehehehe

weila said...

Wuching, I definitely LIKE your blog & I am beginning to like it even MORE now.

Quavadis, the long winded bit is NOT my comment. If you had read it carefully, I did say that it is INFORMATION from an EMAIL which I think is WORTHWHILE reading for everyone. So, I believe if I do bore STP to sleep, he will let me know.

QuaVadis said...

Whoops!! Better stick to my old policy of disturbing relatives and close friends and better don't comment much on Weila or else I kenak attack like how she attacked Laksa....hehehehehehe

Wuching said...

me: thankz for ur kind words :)

QV: hmm...now i have to brainstorm on what to post for stp! diu!

i think weila's pretty cool lah so go poke her!

weila: thank u again :)

suituapui said...

No no no...wuching! Stay away from that QV! Half of the things he says not true...or so badly spiced up, they don't look at all like the truth! Am sure u'll do a better job ON YOUR OWN! And QV...thanks 4 the message. Where's the present?? Just sms me ur credit card number!

suituapui said...

BTW, it certainly wasn't Weila that bore me too sleep! Indeed, if it had been her, I would have told her so. Gee, Weila, some people just don't get the message, do they?

QuaVadis said...

STP... no present for you lah..just a greeting..didn't I mention that earlier.

Wuching...write write write as much dirt as u like about STP email me if you want any info on him hahahaha

Wuching said...

STP: happy teacher's day for tomoro, i'm not sure i know whether i have anything to write for u for tomoro yet. dont cry if i dont write about teacher day for u hor!

QV: gimme something to write on, u know my email ;)

KpgNangkaBoy said...

QV, did u just clone a female version of urself and named it Weila?

Happy Teachers Day to STP...hahaha. So what did you force ur students to buy for u this time?

weila said...

Wuching, thanks for saying that I'm cool. COMPLIMENT me again & I may NEVER leave. ;)

Suituapui, SIGH! I just came from another blog. I know EXACTLY what you mean.

Kpgnangkaboy, I'm a WOMAN not a clone. LOL

Alex said...

triple cheers to ur mum wuching. :)

Simple American said...

Aw. Your mom is another flower among those blossoms. Good for her and her faith.

a.c.t said...

It's Mother's Day in Italy too- why does the UK always have to be different?

Wuching said...

KNB: STP would lock his students in detention if they don't give presents!

weila: ok i won't compliment u again..hehe

alex: thanz brader!

simple american: thankz very much!

a.c.t: father's day in australia also falls on different day to the rest of the world too...don't know why?