Me and the Girls: Zunilda Guzman
"The house is not good," she says. "Being home and that couch and just
feeling bad -- no, that's not good. Get out. Go out. Why can't you do things?
Why? OK, you're going to feel sick one day from chemo. Fine, but get up, go
out. It doesn't matter."
At the gym, she's heard pity from women in the locker room who notice her
condition. Guzman sets them straight, saying, "I'm alive and that's what
But of course, having cancer has been hard. Very hard.
"It gets real tough," Guzman says. "Chemo is tough, and looking at myself in
the mirror every day is very, very tough, especially that scar across the chest
and [having] hardly [any] hair."
"But you know what?" Guzman asks. "I looked to the side and I saw my family
and I saw my daughter -- my number one. And whoever has kids, it doesn't
matter. Look that you have life. You get up every morning and you say, 'I have
a life and today is a good day.' And that's what you have to give thanks to God
every day for.... and have lots of faith in God, that he is always
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