(Czech Republic) After the initial shock, you start to look in the rear view mirror and do your balances. At first, what did I miss or do wrong. But then I went in another direction and realized that I hadn’t wasted my life, that I accomplished things, started a company, had fun and lived a lot.
Mr. John's story
(Czech Republic) This experience with my illness, which the Internet deems incurable, was incredibly valuable to me. It was, in a way, a gift. I reassessed many things in my life. Many priorities shifted and I started to value relationships instead of things.
(Slovakia) In April 2005, I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma – a cancer formed by malignant plasma cells found in the bone marrow. I accepted the illness with sadness but with humility.