Munira Premji

My Blog

In February 2012, I was diagnosed with two cancers of the blood: Stage 4 Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and Stage 3 Multiple Myeloma. 3 years later, in December, 2015, I got breast cancer: Invasive Ductal Carcinoma.
This website, which includes my blog, my podcast, my videos, my book, and other services that I provide, is an attempt to share my journey with you from a place of vulnerability – – my fears, my hopes and the countless blessings along the way. I hope that my experiences will give you the courage and optimism to battle through your own difficulties and challenges.
Like the Mighty Oak Tree whose leaves and branches are constantly tested by the wind, these cancers have tested my strength beyond measure. With your continued prayers and support, and with God’s grace, I will embrace this journey – and all its learnings and blessings – with hope and love.
– Munira

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Living in the moment

Being around Mos and Amaal is a delightful reminder that life is about living in the moment. These two precocious 18 month old toddlers have …

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Day 1 Treatment

Toronto, December 20, 2022 – After 3 years of the myeloma behaving, I relapsed and the cancer came back raging in November. And today, Nagib …

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Give 3 in 2023

Toronto, December 14, 2022 – Last Saturday, I was interviewed by Pauline Chan of CTV News Toronto in support the Canadian Blood Services’ Give 3 …

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The Next Chapter

In the past couple of months, multiple myeloma has slowly been making its presence known and now has officially resurfaced, raging in my body.  This second relapse was entirely predictable …

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I met Viveka, spent time with Mauro and Chiara, and was mesmerized by Chicca!

The best part of our recent trip to Portugal and Spain was meeting people that left me in awe. In Madrid, I sauntered over to …

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My Book is in the Library!

Ever since I was a teenager, the library was one of my favourite places to hang out. I would scour the titles and touch the …

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And just like that, they are 1!!!

Mos and Amaal, our grandchildren, both turned one in June. They have captured our hearts and imagination.

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Will Smith Flipped His Lid

I watched the chaotic incident with Will Smith and Chris Rock at the 94th Academy Awards and, like many people around the world, was stunned …

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