About Me

I was born in May 1984 and I have been living with my lovely parents and siblings in Singapore ever since. After graduating from Nanyang Technological University, I took on a very challenging appointment in Tanah Merah Country Club as an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent.

In May 2011, I began to experience unusual symptoms such as palpitation and breathlessness. A health check showed that I have a low haemoglobin and high white blood cell count. I was admitted to Singapore General Hospital on 8 June 2011 and I was later diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, subtype M2 (AML-M2).

Since then, I have started my chemotherapy treatment in the hospital. For each treatment or cycle, I have to be confined in the hospital for about four weeks. I disliked the idea of having too much idling time in the hospital. Hence, I decided that I could use the time to blog about my cancer fighting journey.

One thought on “About Me

  1. Isaac Tang

    Hi TJ,

    Just want to say that your positive attitude and fighting spirit inspires me.

    I had been feeling down for some time due to some issues that are too small compared to what you are going through.

    I hope you will get well soon and I will be rooting for you. Pls know that you will be in my prayers.

    I also graduated from NTU, 3 yrs your senior.

    Take care, god bless you


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