Skolopad told TshisaLIVE that she was diagnosed in 2015 and was granted the option to either endure chemotherapy or have a hysterectomy.
“It was really really difficult. I cried and I was very upset, but I had to accept it because I know what it was like. It really upset me.”
She’s now a mother to a 17-year-old daughter, but Skolopad was preparing to get married and have kids before doctors sat her down and informed her that she had cervical cancer.

She said that she discovered it challenging to face the reality of the situation, mainly because she was looking forward to adding to her family.

“It wasn’t part of my plan (to have cancer). I had things planned out. I was looking forward to getting married and having children.” She said she chose to concentrate on her daughter and her cat.

“I look after my animals now. I read that losing an animal can be as hard as losing a human and I think that is true. I love my cat so much. Recently, I had to move accommodation and the new place wouldn’t allow me to have a cat. I told them to voetsek and I went to find another place to stay.”

Skolopad is still looking for a husband but made it clear that she would not mind being a second wife.
“I don’t mind because we can just have fun. I won’t be able to have kids but we can live life nicely.”

Source: Times Live