Saaisha India Foundation


At the age of 16, As I go through life, And challenges that take me by surprise, I feel a heavy burden in my heart. And pray for my worries to fall apart.

Sometimes it’s that suffering silent voice saying somewhere in nook and corner of the world around us-“it’s ok.. it happens..this is my one small part of life.. I will move on.. I will wipe tears.. I will shine slowly slowly… in my own pace gradually …amidst wounds, sores, radiation, chemo monster, painful nights, tiring days, words of sympathy, pitiful eyes, etc etc.. maybe not like a phoenix.. but like a very very tiny pink star! I will not give up for sure. I will be fine one day!’

“You can be a victim of cancer, or a survivor of cancer. It's a mindset.” - DavePelzer I feel like that quote holds true to so many of our cancer warriors. It is Pinktober, a month dedicated to creating awareness about breast cancer and educate people about it. It is a symbol of hope and faith that despite all the harsh battles one might have lost, the war against cancer can still be won.

When I packed my bags for the usual holiday to Redmond, Seattle little did I realise it will also be a memorable …