Michelle Raphaella Fredman is a 25-year-old writer, teacher and self-proclaimed travel addict hailing from Cape Town, South Africa. Two years ago, she was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma. Going through cancer at such a young age was both an eye-opening and life-changing experience which in time became the catalyst to start writing and sharing her journey with the world, in the hope of helping others facing similar challenges. Her favorite past times include reading books, practicing yoga, being in the ocean, exploring the world and documenting the myriad beauties of everyday life. Currently, she's working as a full-time English teacher in Quito, Ecuador and in a few months will be moving to London to complete her masters in Journalism.
Back to work and back to reality, right? Right. Except when your reality involves a distressing cancer diagnosis, months of debilitating treatment, and a substantial number of residual emotional ... Read more
There is a popular maxim that reads, “Things often get worse before they get better.” It’s one applied to various scenarios in life, but for those of us going ... Read more
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