Thriver stories give you hope and inspiration to begin a new journey yourself. Read on and get inspired by celebrity thriver, Lisa Ray’s story.
When Indo-Canadian actress and model, Lisa Ray, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare and relatively incurable cancer, she was determined to beat it.
She explains, “For me, it was a relief to hear what was wrong. The plasma cells in my bone marrow were rampaging, multiplying, squeezing out the red blood cells and it was time to begin doing something about it. I was also tired of being tired all the time. And you just know when something is not kosher with your body. So when I sat there with Bobcat — my life partner and reservoir of Yellow — and got the news I didn’t react and I didn’t cry. I’m an actress, believe me, I can be dramatic. Not just then though”.
Through her struggle, Lisa started a blog to share her journey through cancer with the world. She is now back on track and better than ever before. Shuttling between India and Canada for the cause of championing cancer, Lisa is working on her book, holding talks across North America and resuming her acting career.
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