Munira Premji

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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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Everything You Wanted to Know About Wigs But Were Afraid To Ask

A wig is a curious thing.  I have learned that there is a real art to selecting and wearing a wig.  And when you do …

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Making the most of my time at the hospital…

Toronto General Hospital, Sunday, April 15th This has been a tough weekend.  I woke up on Saturday morning with a high fever — not a good …

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Love You Forever

When I was a little girl, I would sneak into my parents’ bed every morning and cuddle cuddle with my Mum before starting the day. …

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A Sense of Purpose

Today I am proud of myself. I woke up in the morning not feeling so good.  Part of this, I think, was going through chemo this …

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An Epiphany

Today, I had an epiphany. Until recently the approach I have taken with my cancers has been to give up on this year and focus …

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Does the way I wear my hair make me a better person?

As my mom’s hair was being shaved, I was reminded of this inspirational track from 2005… I am not my hair / I am not this …

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I Am More Than My Hair….

On Sunday,  I sensed, rather than felt, my hair separate from my scalp.  I was in bed and stayed very still hoping that if I …

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Last night, my Mum snuck into my bed at midnight to wish me happy birthday.  Yesterday, I turned 24 years old.  As she held me …

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