Ever-Gorgeous Nadia Jamil Going Strong While Recovering From Cancer

Ever-Gorgeous Nadia Jamil Going Strong While Recovering From Cancer

Nadia Jamil BreastCancer

It was on April 3rd when Nadia Jamil, the famously loved and looked upon actress, revealed on her twitter that she has breast cancer. The every-gorgeous Nadia Jamil who is not just an actress but an activist, mother, teacher, a child protection worker, and a student, so she says herself, became the news of attention for her followers and fans.

She’s unapologetically high-spirited

When one sees her lifelong struggle being an activist, it becomes difficult to register the thought that she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She has been actively alerting her followers on breast cancer awareness.

She wrote,

“I cannot stress enough how important it is to diagnose the cancer as early as possible. This is only possible if we have #bodyawareness
My lump was a grade three tumour growing fast and it was very near my lymph nodes. During my surgery the amazing docters took my sentinel lymph nodes out for a biopsy. I find out the result on the 20th (pray for me!) .
If the cancer has spread into them … I will start chemo … I will go through radiation and hormone therapy regardless.
My lump didn’t come up on any mammogram. It came up on the ultrasound, because of the weird place it’s in. So ladies, sisters, when you do your own #breastexamination please don’t forget the area under your arm and your armpits. Learn how to do a #selfexamination
Please! It’s the only reason my #breastcancer was caught stage one.”

Her optimism

She further goes on to speak of her take on the matter,

“As for me… I have my good days, full of sunshine and love, and when I feel a bad day coming on I drag myself back to the present moment and remember Allah is Samad. Every cell of mine is full of the divinity I pray to. I read, listen to my favourite Surah, hear a new audio book.. Bill Brysons The Body rocks! Or stare at the clouds and trees. Watching nature documentaries and videos also mesmerises me.
There are days I cry. And there are times I’m scared. There are days I don’t want to have to deal with a disease that might take my life or keep me in hospitals. On those days I remind myself the ONLY truth we are born with is Death. I then proceed to immediately treat myself to my new cacao niblet almond date balls and a chick flick.
So here I am your Nado Jamil, amongst many other things now also a #cancerfighter

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There is so much more to me then being a woman with #cancer I'm an actor, teacher, mother, child protection worker, and a student. But after ones #cancerdiagnosis life shifts suddenly into pre cancer and post cancer eras. I cannot stress enough how important it is to diagnose the cancer as early as possible. This is only possible if we have #bodyawareness My lump was a grade three tumour growing fast and it was very near my lymph nodes. During my surgery the amazing docters took my sentinel lymph nodes out for a biopsy. I find out the result on the 20th (pray for me!) . If the cancer has spread into them … I will start chemo … I will go through radiation and hormone therapy regardless. My lump didn't come up on any mammogram. It came up on the ultrasound, because of the weird place it's in. So ladies, sisters, when you do your own #breastexamination please don't forget the area under your arm and your armpits. Learn how to do a #selfexamination Please! It's the only reason my #breastcancer was caught stage one. As for me… I have my good days, full of sunshine and love, and when I feel a bad day coming on I drag myself back to the present moment and remember Allah is Samad. Every cell of mine is full of the divinity I pray to. I read, listen to my favourite Surah, hear a new audio book.. Bill Brysons The Body rocks! Or stare at the clouds and trees. Watching nature documentaries and videos also mesmerises me. There are days I cry. And there are times I'm scared. There are days I don't want to have to deal with a disease that might take my life or keep me in hospitals. On those days I remind myself the ONLY truth we are born with is Death. I then proceed to immediately treat myself to my new cacao niblet almond date balls and a chick flick. So here I am your Nado Jamil, amongst many other things now also a #cancerfighter Thanking you from all my heart for all the love and laughs you share with me ❤️ Here's to birdsongs and flowers, trees and rain, walks in monsoon & munchies with movies. Here's to our friendship and making memories ❤️ #ILoveYou

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However, this isn’t all that she did during her difficult time. She also talked about the horrid of this news. The lurking anxiety that gets the better of you the second it kicks in. She doesn’t resist pointing out the causes of cancer.

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Last night it kicked in. The famous #chemotherapy nausea. And it's a viscous vicious demon … This is the time for me to really take care of little Nado who is panicked to death within me and be a tough tree for her. My hardest battle is food and nausea. All other battles are now secondary or fading into the distance. I simple cannot eat. A bite. I cannot even look at food. And this must stop. I take strength in prayer and in the lessons of great fighters of the last who have survived with such patience and fought with such strength. As usual feel so much better writing to you all and will now drink some water. Take an anti nausea pill and go back to sleep dreaming of fighter Nado walking puppies in the trees ….. #cancerfighter #battlebegins #himmat #sabr #patience #babysteps

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She’s an icon of strength and hope

The best part of her story is that it’s full of hope and it ends on a positive note, unlike other cancer stories. She fights cancer, along with her caregivers, with tears and smiles. And she doesn’t hesitate to share it with the world.

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The angels on call at the #NHS Raquel and me at #Addenbrooks Hematology Clinic… She held my hand talked sense to me and cried with me. I've always been scared of #Cancer. Especially after seeing my grandfather, Nani, and father suffer through it, but I did think I would be braver, in any circumstance, than I am feeling now. The fear is tangible and real of this cancerous creature that can come back and eat my life up, anytime. Cancer is scary but Chemotherapy is insane. I remember the days leading up to the decision and wonder if I would make a different one knowing what I know now about its effects. Days afterwards and I'm parched like a dry leaf. No amount of water hydrates me. Quite Interesting. If you step out of yourself and watch it all, it's surreal. You can feel your body drying up. The organs, skin, hair, everything parched. The weakness is also another level. But today I had to cook for Chotu and made some qeema and pushed myself to help Ami around the house and then flopped down in wonderment at how fragile the body is. My battle is dual. I have to slowly strengthen this body and also find the strength in my mind and Imaan. This is where I need my mind to be stronger than ever and it's never been weaker. It's scared. And hurt. And a little bewildered. A beloved friend told.me yesterday that I can be a child. It's true. An annoying one at times, a sweet one at times 🙂 But I also know that within me is a woman who has survived a lot and she will slowly piece me back together again. Leaving behind the bits of the puzzle I don't need anymore. I am my responsibility. And I'm blessed to have you all …. So many of you loving me through this crazy time. I value your love so much. It's like stars lighting up a dark sky. (Don't roll your eyes ) Nadia Jamil overcame many of her fears years ago…new ones challenging her now.. I feel she's a bit broken and a new strong clearer picture of her is "becoming" through this breaking apart and putting back together … again I look forward to seeing who emerges. #rebirth #becoming #lettinggo #learning #cancerfighter #igetbywithalittlehelpfrommyfriends

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No, she’d not done yet. She updates the world about her chemotherapy sessions every now and then.

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God I need threading…. Oopsy… Back from hospital n my safe zone 😉 With the new love of my life 🙂 #Nico This post is telling anyone and everyone I know that any negative messages and unhealthy vibes sent my way will be ignored and disregarded. This is my time to gather every iota of energy I have to fight cancer, raise my son and shed old skin to resurrect myself … Here's to a better, stronger version of myself. I did this three years ago when I left my comfort zone to come to Cambridge… And here I am again. Scared, but a little less scared everyday. Surviving… Getting to know me… And I like her 🙂 I know why you became friends with me now … :)) #selfcare #boundaries #livingwithcancer #shukarAlhamdullilah #brave

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Her activism

Most of us recall her for her exceptional performance from Mere Aas Paas to Behadd. However, she had started her career, long before that. Her drama serials, telefilms have mostly been on social issues.

The most inspiring attribute of hers is her ability to voice her social concerns for the better. She acknowledges her social responsibility and preaches to the world the same concerns. Now her son has followed her footsteps and leading the world to undertake social responsibilities in these difficult times.

And currently, she, along with her peers, is helping those get past these testing times of the contagious virus. She points out, every now and then, how people aren’t following the SOPs.

She has recovered from cancer now and is on her way to complete recovery.

If this is not inspiring then I don’t know what is. The woman is fierce in the face of any affliction and hope for a better tomorrow. She spends every minute worrying about those in need. She has the kindest of hearts and no one can deny that.

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